Board of Directors

John R. Langeler



Managing Director
Optima Fund Management LLC
New York, NY

John Langeler is managing director at Optima Fund Management LLC, privately owned hedge fund sponsor. The company was founded by D. Dixon Boardman in 1988 and is located in New York City.  In June 2000, the firm formed a strategic alliance with BNY Mellon Wealth Management. Currently, Optima is an independent firm owned approximately 75% by its employees, 15% by Mellon Global Investing Corp. and approximately 10% by a private investor.

John previously served as senior vice president and head of sales and marketing of Husic Capital Management (HCM). He is a US Marine, who fought in Vietnam; he serves on the board of the Union League Club in NYC; and he served on the board of Lesley University’s Threshold Program. John has two children, a son and a daughter. His daughter attends Hamilton College.

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