Andy Redleaf

Andy Redleaf

Formal First Name
Andrew (Andy)

Andrew Redleaf is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Whitebox Advisors, a global alternative asset manager. He is responsible for all operations of the firm as well as the development and operation of all asset management strategies. Prior to this, Redleaf was the Founding Partner of Deephaven Capital and managed the Market Neutral Fund, in which assets under his management grew from $5 million to $300 million. During his post at Chicago Board Options Exchange, Redleaf learned to look for opportunities in market structure and other behavioral eccentricities, which has been the cornerstone of his success.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Redleaf had a distinguished academic career at Yale University.
  • In only three years, he earned both BA and MA degrees in mathematics. 
  • Upon graduation, he was honored with the mathematics prize as the top undergraduate in that field. 
  • He began his career as a trader for Gruntal Securities.