Shaun Gordon is the founder and President of Ascend Global Investments, LLC., a New York based global merchant bank. Prior to Ascend, Mr. Gordon was a portfolio manager at Enso Capital Management, LLC , a global alternative investment management company based in New York. Mr. Gordon joined Enso at inception in 2002 and remained with the firm through September 2008. During his tenure at Enso Capital, Mr Gordon was responsible for Enso's global healthcare and consumer sector investments. Mr. Gordon is an active mentor of high risk youth and is involved in various charities focused on healthcare. Mr. Gordon is a board member of Bronx Success Academy, a free, public elementary charter school for underprivileged youth. Mr. Gordon is also a member of the Board of Directors of Young Angels of America, an afterschool mentoring program that fosters a culture of philanthropy in adolescent Americans. Mr. Gordon holds a BS in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business.