Michael Castaldy serves as Chief Financial Officer and Director of the Company. He has over twenty-five years of experience as a portfolio manager and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of delta2 Capital, where he has held such roles since 2020. Prior to managing delta2 Capital, Mr. Castaldy co-founded Diverse Partners, LP in 2014, a multi-strategy hedge fund that engages in a broad array of investment activities, including SPAC investing, private transactions and quantitative volatility trading. Through Diverse Partners, LP, Mr. Castaldy structured numerous SPAC IPOs and business combinations as well as led venture rounds for SaaS and health technology companies until 2019.
Prior to co-founding Diverse Partners, LP, Mr.Castaldy was a proprietary trader at ECHOtrade, LLC for six years, trading U.S. equities and options. Prior to his time at ECHOtrade, LLC, Mr. Castaldy was the Senior Market Strategist at CAM Asset Management, LLC for five years. From 2019 to 2020, Mr. Castaldy also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Curant, a software startup that has built a mobile platform to enhance service, payment, and promotions across various sectors. Mr. Castaldy attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, Hofstra University, and Quantic School of Business and Technology. He has post-graduate certificates in data science and machine learning.