J. Morgan Rutman


J. Morgan Rutman is currently the President of Willoughby Capital Holdings, a Single Family Office (SFO) private investment company, which was established in January of 2009. Mr. Rutman also serves on the Board Of Directors of Sculptor Capital Management, a global alternative asset firm.

In 1993, Mr. Rutman co-founded Harvest Management LLC, a multi-strategy hedge fund focused on event driven situations. Mr. Rutman was a Managing Member of Harvest until his retirement in 2008.

Prior to establishing Harvest, Mr. Rutman was one of the four founding General Partners of Farallon Partners, a hedge fund specializing in merger arbitrage and distressed securities/bankruptcy investing. Previously, he had co-managed Steinhardt Partners' merger arbitrage portfolio. Mr. Rutman began his investment career at Dillon Read as an Analyst in it's Merger Arbitrage department.

Mr. Rutman graduated with honors from the Whittamore School of Business & Economics at the University Of New Hampshire. He has served on the Board of the University of New Hampshire's Foundation since 2001, heading it's Investment Committee from 2008-2011 and becoming Chairman of the Board from 2014-2017. In 2016, Mr. Rutman joined the University System of New Hampshire Trustee Board, where he is the Chair of the Finance Committee for Investments and serves on the Executive and Governance Committees. He is married with three children and resides in Rye, New Hampshire.