Steven J. Quamme

Steven J. QuammeMr. Steven J. Quamme–also known as Steve--J.D., is a Co-Founder of Cartica Capital LLC and serves as its Chief Operating Officer.  Mr. Quamme also serves as the Operating Partner of Blackstreet Capital Partners, LLC, which he also co-founded.  He serves as Operating Partner at Blackstreet Capital Management, LLC.  Mr. Quamme serves as an Executive Vice President of Business Development at Automated Document Exchange Services, Inc.

He served as Managing Director and Founding ... Limited Partner at MMP International.  Prior to forming Cartica, Mr. Quamme was a Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at Breeden Capital Management, LLC.  He was also a Senior Managing Director at Richard C. Breeden & Co.  Mr. Quamme served as Managing Director at Milestone Merchant Partners LLC.  From 2000 to 2005, he was the Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Milestone Merchant Partners, LLC.

Mr. Quamme began his career as a Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney at Baker Botts and over the course of five years worked on all forms of corporate transactions including hostile tender offers, mergers and acquisitions, public and private financings, leveraged buy-outs, purchases, and sales of assets.  He is a Member of the Law Board.

Mr. Quamme has been a Member of over 20 Boards of Directors, including both public and private companies.  In addition, in 2002, he served as a White House delegate to the United Nations International Conference on Development in Monterrey, Mexico.  In 2004, Mr. Quamme was honored by President Wade with Senegal's Order of Merit.  He served as a Director of Milestone Merchant Partners LLC.

Mr. Quamme holds a Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern University and also a Juris Doctorate from Northwestern University School of Law.