THOMAS L.MELLY is a Principle for Simms Capital Management. Before
joining the company in 1990, Mr. Melly was with Lake Partners, Inc., an
independent investment consulting firm which advises high net worth
investors and private and institutional investment partnerships. His
responsibilities included the design and implementation of custom-
tailored investment programs and the evaluation of hedge funds and
investment managers in the specialized areas of short selling, risk and
convertible arbitrage and high yield securities. He was an institutional
fixed income specialist at Autranet, Inc. and Tucker, Anthony & R.L.
Day, Inc. from 1985 to 1988. From 1981 until 1983, he was an account
officer and credit analyst at Chemical Bank. Mr. Melly received his
M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth in 1985 and his B.S. from
Trinity College in 1980.
Thomas L. Melly - Simms Capital Mgmt
April 06, 1998