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Keith Mann-Disruptive Ingenuity


New York-based entrepreneur Keith Mann is a problem solver whose scope of interest includes the needs of the entire community. While he has worked in the investments and the executive search industry for many years, he has also considered the well being of those who have been traditionally excluded from high skilled and high paying employment. He has considered that the best way for those in poverty to improve their plight is through better education. To this end, he has invested time and money working in partnership with a charter school to help students becomes better prepared for college.


Keith Mann co-founded Dynamic Search Partners in 2001. He is currently the company’s Managing Director. Currently, Dynamic Search Partners is respected as having one of the largest databases of investment executives in the country, sourcing top quality talent for both alternative staffing and executive search services – especially major equity firms.

Mann is actively involved in the organization of philanthropic events for Dynamic Search Partners. He has donated to Hope and Heroes and supports Uncommon Schools in augmenting learning skills for children to prepare them for college readiness. To kick off the Uncommon Schools partnership effort, Keith Mann and a five-member team met with the senior class of Crown Heights Charter School.

They held two resume-building workshops that included individual student advisement and helped them prepare professional resumes for their college applications.

The goal of the Dynamics Search Partners and Uncommon Schools’ relationship is participation in an ongoing program assisting students in learning tactical and practical skills that will help them succeed in college and beyond. Uncommon Schools creates and manages urban charter public schools that prepare low-income students to graduate from college.

Dynamic Search Partners

As an investment banker, Keith Mann specializes in hedge fund management. He began his career with Dynamics Associates managing the Alternative Investment Division. His team conducted research as well as alternative investment decision-making. Keith Mann rose through the ranks and eventually became Managing Director of the company.

Following Dynamic Associates, Keith Mann co-founded Dynamic Search Partners, and a staffing search firm for investment professionals. The company works with top hedge funds throughout the nation, which are seeking qualified executives. Keith Mann currently works as the Managing Director of Dynamic Search Partners.

Christian Broda: A Distinguished Career in Finance

Throughout his distinguished career, Dr. Christian Broda has carved his niche in the world of finance as both an economist and an expert in the field of finance.  Broda is the Managing Director of Duquesne Capital Management in New York City.

Broda’s background is impressive.  His long record of working in the field of economics dates back to 1997 where he graduated from the Universidad de San Andres in Argentina with a degree in Economics.  He holds a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology (MIT), which he received in 2001.  From there, Broda worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.  He went on to get his tenure as professor of Economics at the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.

There have been numerous articles written by Broda that were published in the American Economic Review and the Quarterly Journal of Economics.  The papers focus on topics regarding international trade and finance. A portion of his writings also include advice for hedge fund start-ups.  Broda’s work in finance has earned him a familiar spot in the press.

Broda is also affiliated with the National Bureau of Economic Research, where he is a faculty fellow. He also holds a post as Associate Editor of the Journal of Development Economics as well as a position as co-editor of the IMF Economic Review.  He is a member of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA).

At Lehman Brothers, Broda served as Chief International Economist, and he served at Barclays Capital as Head of International Research. He has also worked for Columbia
University and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He is an associate editor of the Journal of Development, and is a faculty fellow for the National Bureau of Economic Research.

The publications and areas of research that Broda has focused on have been trade and international finance.  His work has earned him the prestigious title of James S. Kemperer Scholar in 2006.  In 2005 and 2008, he was bestowed with two National Science
Foundation (NSF) grants to fund his research in economics.

The findings and insights in Broda’s research have resulted in invitations to speak at renowned banks and universities around the world.  Some of those institutions include the Federal Reserve, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and the Bank of Japan, as well as the European Central Bank (ECB).

Dr. Broda’s distinguished career promises to not only move the state of economics forward, but also the status of Duquesne Capital Management where he is Managing Director.