Mark Shore founded Shore Capital Management LLC in 2008. Mr. Shore has more than 20 years of investment, research and futures experience. He is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Shore Capital Management LLC that consults in alternative investments regarding due diligence, research, educational workshops and business development.
Mr. Shore is an Adjunct Professor at DePaul University's Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and a Contributing Writer for Reuters Hedgeworld, the CBOE's futures exchange (CFE) and Micro-Cap Review. He is Adjunct at the New York Institute of Finance to teach a managed futures workshop and at the Chicago Institute of Investment. Adding to Mr. Shore's passion for the capital markets and writing, he writes a NY and a Chicago economics/ finance column for Examiner.com, writes market commentary and educational research.
Mr. Shore is a frequent speaker at alternative investment events including events hosted by Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Institutional Investor, International Association of Financial Engineers (IAFE), the University of Chicago, DePaul University, Tulane University, the Illinois Economics Association, Illinois Institute of Technology, HedgeWorld and the New York Institute of Finance.
Prior to founding Shore Capital, Mr. Shore was Head of Risk for Octane Research Inc in NYC from 2007 to 2008, where he was responsible for quantitative risk management analysis and due diligence of Fund of Funds. He chaired the Risk Management Committee and was a voting member of the Investment Committee.
Prior to joining Octane, he was at VK Capital Inc from 1997 to 2006, a wholly owned Commodity Trading Advisor subsidiary of Morgan Stanley. As Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Shore provided research and risk management expertise on portfolio issues, product development and business strategy. Before becoming Chief Operating Officer, he was a Senior Research Analyst at VK Capital where he developed systematic trading models and a due diligence platform to test trading strategies.
Mr. Shore was a Senior Research Associate at the University of Chicago, Center for Research in Security Prices from 1994 to 1996. He also has experience as a commodity broker and independent trader. Mr. Shore began his career with E.F. Hutton on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade.
Mr. Shore has been published several times including contributing a chapter to the Wiley & Sons commodity book The Handbook of Commodity Investing released in 2008. More of Mr. Shore's research can be found by clicking here
Mr. Shore graduated from DePaul University with a degree in Finance. He received his MBA from the University of Chicago with concentrations in Finance, Behavioral Science and Econometrics.
Mark Shore is a registered CTA. Currently Shore Capital is not raising funds for futures trading.
Mr. Shore is a former President and current board member of the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business NY Alumni Club.
Mr. Shore is an avid long distance cyclist and a strong believer in giving back to the community. Since 2004 he has participated in the Livestrong (Lance Armstrong Foundation) rides. August 29, 2010 Mr. Shore co-produced a fund raising concert Tutor/Mentor Jam.
Mr. Shore is the Treasurer and a Board Member of the Evanston Township High School Educational Foundation.