Speaker Bios

Michael Scott

Founding Partner & Head of Research

Prior to co-founding Farmstead, Mr. Scott was a Partner and Senior Analyst at Venor Capital Management LP. During his eight-year tenure at Venor Capital, Mr. Scott was instrumental in helping build the firm from a small start-up at launch into a fund with assets in excess of $1.0 billion at the time of his departure.  Mr. Scott was the first investment professional to join the firm after its formation by the two founding principals.  Prior to joining Venor Capital, Mr. Scott served as a research analyst on the distressed trading desk at JP Morgan.  He began his career as an analyst in the Leveraged Finance Group at JP Morgan.  Mr. Scott holds a B.S. in Accounting, Summa Cum Laude, from Bentley University.