Guggenheim Special Purpose Acquisition Corp. I
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Andrew M. Rosenfield, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Andrew M. Rosenfield has served as our Chief Executive Officer and a member of our Board of Directors since our inception. Mr. Rosenfield is the President of Guggenheim Partners, which he joined in 2004 as a Managing Partner, where he is responsible for many aspects of firm management and strategic planning and leads the firm’s principal transactions. Mr. Rosenfield is also a Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School, whose faculty he joined in 1986. From 2010 through 2018, while remaining a Managing Partner at Guggenheim Partners, Mr. Rosenfield was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of TGG Group, a behavioral economics consulting firm. From 1977 until 2001, Mr. Rosenfield was the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Lexecon Inc. (now known as Compass Lexecon), a leading law and economics consulting firm. From 1999 until its sale in 2004, Mr. Rosenfield was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of UNext Inc., an early online education business that partnered with Columbia University, Stanford University, the University of Chicago, Carnegie Mellon University and the London School of Economics. Mr. Rosenfield is active in the Chicago community and is a board member of various non-profit organizations such as the Board of Trustees of The University of Chicago and the Board of Trustees of the Art Institute of Chicago. Mr. Rosenfield received a J.D. from The University of Chicago Law School, an MCRP from Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a B.A. in economics and mathematic from Kenyon College. We believe Mr. Rosenfield’s extensive academic, business and investment experience in, among others, the finance and consulting industries, make him well qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.
David Lee Korman, Chief Financial Officer
David Lee Korman has served as our Chief Financial Officer since our inception. From 2010 to 2019, Mr. Korman was the Chief Legal Officer of Guggenheim Partners. From 2020 to present, Mr. Korman serves as a Senior Managing Director and Secretary of Guggenheim Partners. Prior to joining Guggenheim, Mr. Korman was Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Ford Motor Credit Company. Mr. Korman received a B.S in Business Administration from Miami University and a J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law.
Byron Scott Minerd, Director and Special Advisor
Byron Scott Minerd has served as a member of our board of directors and special advisor since inception. From 1998 to present, Mr. Minerd is a Managing Partner, Chairman of Investments and Global Chief Investment Officer of Guggenheim Partners. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Minerd was the Chief Executive Officer of Hedgefund.net. From 1994 until 1996 Mr. Minerd served as a Managing Director at Credit Suisse First Boston, a financial services. From 1988 through 1994, Mr. Minerd oversaw European Capital Markets Products, Trading and Risk Management for Morgan Stanley. In addition, from 2010 until 2015, Mr. Minerd served on the board of directors of Diamond Resorts, a publicly traded company. Currently Mr. Minerd serves as an Overseer of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. Additionally, he serves on the Investment Advisory Committee on Financial Markets to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and is an inaugural member of the Advisory Committee to the International Monetary Fund. From 2012 until 2013 Mr. Minerd has served as an advisor to the Organization on Economic Cooperation and Development and is a founding member of the Arctic Circle since 2012. Mr. Minerd received a B.S. in economics from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and has completed graduate work at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. We believe Mr. Minerd’s extensive experience in finance make him well qualified to serve as a director.