Mark C. Minichiello is Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Quincy Cass Associates and QCA Capital Management and a specialist in opportunistic investing. Prior to joining Quincy Cass Associates, Mark was a portfolio manager and member of the investment committee of The Occasio Fund and acted as a sub-advisor to the Hatteras Alternative Mutual Funds. He is a founding principal of Spin-Off Advisors, a Chicago-based research firm. Mark is known in the investment community for his insightful commentary. For five years until 2009, he co-published “The Distressed and Turnaround Situation Report,” a monthly advisory report featuring information on reorganizations and distressed securities. At Spin-Off Advisors, he co-produced “Spin-Off Research,” a monthly research advisory. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago with concentrations in Finance, Accounting and Strategic Management.