Mr. Nader began his career in finance at Morgan Stanley & Co. in 2002 as part of a three-person team managing a $150 million dollar portfolio. He later joined Credit Suisse AG, where he successfully managed a $100 million-dollar portfolio of equities, derivatives, and alternative investments throughout the financial crisis of the mid to late 2000s, and was the highest ranked private banker among his peers. At Credit Suisse, he co-managed the second largest directed share program in firm history for a $2 billion-dollar IPO. Mr. Nader also developed and executed Credit Suisse’s first cross-border precious metal swap, allowing millions of dollars’ worth of gold and silver to be moved from Europe to the United States at minimal cost and in record time. Mr. Nader earned an MBA from the University of Southern California, and a BA from the University of California at Berkeley.