Jack Simony — From An Arts Student To Leading A Global Institute

Mr. Simony is the Chief Investment Officer of Emergent Capital LLC, a leader in the life settlements industry. The firm maintains one of the largest portfolios in the United States with nearly $3 billion in assets.

Prior Mr. Simony was the lead investment manager for Hamilton Capital LLC. The fund invested in litigation finance, arranged complex credit facilities, financed equity investments and acquisitions, and structured multi-party corporate transactions.

Mr. Simony’s career has focused on providing innovative credit solutions to markets that are underserved by traditional sources of financing, in areas including; law firm finance, plaintiff commercial litigation finance, consumer and structured finance.

Mr. Simony is also the Chairman of The Negotiation Institute. Founded in 1966 the Institute is a leading provider of corporate training and consulting in the areas of Negotiation, Procurement & Supply Chain. Previous clients include more than half of the Fortune 1000, over 40 Governments, and hundreds of companies and organizations across all industries and sectors.

Mr. Simony utilized his role at The Negotiation Institute to found the WIN Summit: Women’s Insights to the Art of Negotiation Summit. An annual professional development conference tailored to focus on the advancement of women in the workplace. The conference was designed to challenge conventional thinking and reimagine traditional corporate environments.

Mr. Simony also sits on the board of the Ashcroft Sullivan Law Firm. Founded by former U.S. Attorney General, Governer and Senator, John Ashcroft. The firm has a wide variety of practice areas and a global reach.