David N. Baker is the Managing Member of Mercadyne Fund Management LLC and the Managing Principal of the General Partner of Mercadyne Funds LP and Mach 100 LP. He is the principal portfolio manager of the Fund. For the last 25 years, Mr. Baker has been a financial markets professional. His career has included positions as the managing principal of two previous small cap and micro-capitalization, hedge funds; and was ranked as a Top 10 performing Hedge Fund Manager in 1997 by MAR Hedge. Additional positions have included other investment management capacities, proprietary trading, investment banking and securities brokerage. Mr. Baker has extensive experience managing capital for boutique institutional and accredited investors. He has led as investment principal, originating, structuring, financing and investing in private, alternative going public and public transactions for numerous emerging growth companies, as well as advising them at all stages of their corporate lifecycle, from startup through subsequent public financings. Mr. Baker has co-authored two financial analytics patents, including a design for product/service hierarchy database for market competition and investment analysis, as well as a patent for a granular method for index performance by sector. These issued patents were the basis of a Company he co-founded (Revere Data LLC fka Sectorbase) that was eventually acquired by Factset Data Systems, Inc. He is also the Founder and Managing Member of Mercadyne Automated Properties LLC, a portfolio of self storage facilities. Mr. Baker earned a B.A. in 1989 from the University of Colorado and received a J.D. in 1992 from Golden Gate University (and interned with the SEC, division of enforcement). He has previously held Series 7, 63, 65 and 55 securities licenses.