Mr. Walker is the COO of Crestline Summit Equity Alpha, a multi-pm, equity long short, market neutral hedge fund based in Fort Worth, TX and New York, NY. Prior to that Mark was a Senior Advisor leading Crestline Investor’s efforts on strategic corporate actions. Mr. Walker has 27 years of experience in the investment business managing both businesses and assets. Prior to Crestline, Mr. Walker was co-CIO at Ranger Capital Group. He was formerly, Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer and Founder of the BNP Paribas Global Relationship Management business in both New York and London with responsibilities for all hedge fund counterparty credit risk, legal risk and operational risk. Prior to that Mr. Walker was Managing Director of Fund Linked Derivative structuring and distribution at Zurich Capital Markets in New York. Mr. Walker also served as Director of Equity Derivatives at Credit Suisse First Boston in New York where he co-founded its Capital Introductions Group. This followed a career in Private Wealth Management. Mr. Walker is a former US Army Captain, a graduate from Texas Christian University and currently serves as the Chairman of Pathways Core Training, a 501(c) 3 dedicated helping people craft lives of passion, purpose and integrity.