Omar has 25+ years of experience in the capital markets advising institutional investors in both the public and the private market. He has been an active advisor and investor (endowment and hedge fund) in the alternative investment space throughout his career with transaction history across most financial products and all major industry groups. Prior to Young America, Omar was a senior manager at Merrill Lynch & Co, Bank of America, Cowen & Co, BTIG and RedTail Capital markets. He has also managed both debt and equity risk with responsibility for convertible bond and exchange traded funds businesses. Omar received his BS in Economics from Amherst College. FINRA licenses 7, 63, 24.