Senior Managing Director
Ms. Baumann is responsible for investor relations across the firm’s strategies. She has worked with the Senior Principals since 1993. Prior to her current role, Ms. Baumann was a Portfolio Manager at the firm where she was responsible for assisting in developing the investment focus of the Avenue U.S. strategy. She also was previously Director of Research at Amroc where she directed a team of research analysts focused on distressed and special situation securities for institutional clients. Prior to that, she was with James D. Wolfensohn, Inc., where she advised domestic and international clients on acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings and joint ventures. Prior to James D. Wolfensohn, Inc., Ms. Baumann was with the Corporate Finance Department of Drexel Burnham Lambert, and she also served on the audit staff of KPMG Peat Marwick. Ms. Baumann received a B.S. with distinction in Accounting and Business Administration from the University of Kansas (1985) and an M.B.A. in Finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (1989).