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R. Spencer Potts
Global Head of Marketing

R. Spencer Potts joined MidOcean in 2016 as Global Head of Marketing with a career spanning 25 years in capital markets / financial services. Mr. Potts' last 15 years have been specifically dedicated to the portfolio construction and marketing of institutional investment portfolios centered around alternative assets including hedge funds, private equity, real estate & venture capital.

Previously, Mr. Potts was Head of Business Development at CIFC.  Earlier, Mr. Potts was a Managing Member and Head of Business Development for Silver Creek Capital LLC.  Prior to joining Silver Creek, Mr. Potts was a director within Merrill Lynch's Hedge Fund Origination Group (2004), both sourcing and marketing institutional hedge-fund portfolios. 

Prior to Merrill Lynch, Mr. Potts was a portfolio manager with Pinnacle Asset Management (11/01-5/04), a New York-based fund-of-hedge-funds group. 

Mr. Potts is Capital Chair for New York City's largest poverty frontline center, The River Fund New York (, and is an active board member for an emerging ad/tech company, Plyfe (, and for the University of New Hampshire Foundation supporting the "R. Spencer Potts '92 Scholarship Fund". 

Mr. Potts holds a B.A. in History from the University of New Hampshire.


Michael P. Considine
Managing Director

Michael Considine joined MidOcean Partners in 2008 and is responsible for Marketing and Investor Relations for MidOcean as well as for business development. Prior to joining MidOcean he was a Managing Director at StoneWater Capital, where he headed Marketing and Investor Relations and was involved in business development and expanding distribution channels for the firm. Earlier, Mr. Considine oversaw investment banking at Hamilton Securities Group, a boutique firm, and previously he led the investment banking group at Auerbach, Pollak & Richardson. He holds a BA in History, magna cum laude, from Columbia University and an MBA in Finance from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.


Ruth Lane
Head of Investor Relations

Ruth Lane joined MidOcean in 2016 as Head of Investor Relations. Previously, Ms. Lane was Head of Investor Relations at CIFC Asset Management. Prior to CIFC, Ms. Lane was Associate Director of Marketing & Investor Relations at Mount Kellett Capital Management. Earlier, she focused on research sales & trading at Credit Suisse. Ms. Lane holds a BA in politics from Princeton University.


Jessica Li

Jessica Li joined MidOcean Partners in March 2017 and focuses on Marketing and Investor Relations. Prior to joining MidOcean, Ms. Li was part of the International Institutional Business Development team at AQR Capital, raising assets from sovereign wealth funds, pensions, insurance companies and family offices. Before AQR, Ms. Li worked at Goldman Sachs as an Investment Management Analyst, responsible for analyzing and increasing the profitability of the division. Ms. Li holds a B.S. in Finance and Business Economics from NYU Stern.


Brad Tipper
Strategic Marketing & Branding

Brad Tipper joined MidOcean in May 2017 to head all Marketing, Branding and Investor Communications initiatives for the private equity and alternative credit businesses. Prior to joining MidOcean, Brad spent six years at Och-Ziff Capital Management Group, LLC, most recently as a Senior Marketing & Communications Manager in their Corporate Strategy Group. In this role, Mr. Tipper was responsible for developing and executing the global marketing and communication strategy for new business initiatives, product launches, brand development, performance and portfolio discussions for the firm’s multi-strategy, credit, equity, real estate and energy funds, and other areas of investor, prospective investor, employee and public relations/media interest. Prior to that, he worked in the Investment Management Group at Seward & Kissel LLP, which included working in Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM). Mr. Tipper holds a B.A. in Government from Hamilton College.