Mr. Thornton joined Blue River Partners in August of 2018 as a Managing Director of Client Development. His responsibilities include marketing and management functions, as well as assisting customers along their journey in becoming a Blue River Client.
Prior to joining Blue River Partners, Mr. Thornton worked for Credit Swiss as Global Head of Client Information Systems, developing a global workflow automation infrastructure and overseeing risk issues within data and transactional information. Further, Mr. Thornton founded and was the Chief Operation Officer of MadisonGrey Funds Services for over ten years before being sold, handling operational and client matters for multiple types of alternative investment funds.
Prior to founding MadisonGrey, Mr. Thornton was Managing Director of Infinity Capital Management, a multi-strategy alternative hedge fund group, Chief Investment Officer of Sovereign Capital Management, a registered investment advisory firm working with both individual and pension assets in a long-only multi-strategy allocation, and began his career working as a investment banker/broker.
Mr. Thornton studied Accounting and Economics from Georgia State University and was a registered investment advisor and securities principle for over twenty-five years of his investment management career.