Mark Downing is ARB’s Chief Operating Officer and a member of the company’s executive management team. Mr. Downing is responsible for ARB’s operations, project management, and business process optimization functions as well as overseeing the launch of various ARB investment funds. Before joining ARB, Mr. Downing served as Chief Operating Officer of Aegea Capital Management. In that role, he managed Aegea’s operations and compliance functions, as well as assisted in the management of the firm’s portfolio of investments. Previously, he has owned and operated his own profitable market making book and built the first successful Eurodollar option trading desk for a leading institutional market maker. Prior to that, Mr. Downing served as a market maker on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for a prominent local proprietary group. Mr. Downing has also previously held positions as a software engineer at Motorola and CNA Insurance.
Mr. Downing holds a BS from Indiana University with a triple major in Finance, Business Process Management, and Computer Information Systems.