LSA Manager Interview with Mike Hennen and Ty Powers Portfolio Managers with Hatteras


Michael P. Hennen, CFA

Mr. Hennen is a portfolio manager for the Hatteras Alternative Mutual Funds. His primary responsibilities include asset allocation, portfolio construction, and manager research. Previous to his current role, Mr. Hennen was a Vice President at Morgan Stanley in the Graystone Research Group, an alternative investments advisory group within Morgan Stanley, where he led the sourcing, evaluation, execution, and monitoring of alternative investments across a variety of strategies. Before joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Hennen was an Analyst at Morningstar in Chicago. Mr. Hennen received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Western Michigan University. Mr. Hennen has also earned his designation as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Mr. Power’s primary responsibilities include manager research for the Hatteras Alternative Mutual Funds including hedge fund manager sourcing and due diligence. Prior to joining Hatteras, Mr. Powers was a senior analyst at Brightleaf Capital, a long/short equity hedge fund. His responsibilities at Brightleaf included fundamental security analysis, financial modeling, and stock selection. Mr. Powers previously worked at BB&T Capital Markets as an Equity Research Analyst covering the specialty finance sector. He also spent several years at Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown, most recently as Vice President in the firm’s High Net Worth Private Client Division. Mr. Powers received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Washington and Lee University and his Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Investment Management from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Mr. Powers has also earned his designation as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

The private LSA manager interview is now available online for active members only.  To view the LSA interview with Mike and Ty go to and login.  The interview is posted under “Resources/LSA Manager Interview”.

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