Mark Whitmore

Mark Whitmore

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Mark Whitmore is the Founder, Principal, and CEO of Whitmore Capital Management, a hedge fund investing in currencies on a strategic basis. He leads the fund in exclusively investing in currency markets and employing a long-term strategic model which attempts to profit from short- to medium-term deviations from fair value in the global currency markets. Mark has been managing personal portfolio assets, publishing newsletters and blogs, and providing pro bono investment consulting since leaving his legal career in 2002. He has always ventured to educate people as to how best to avoid the plethora of traditional investment pitfalls. He specializes in international macroeconomic analysis, currency investing, asset allocation, international and domestic equities, and commodities.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Whitmore Capital aims to profit from short to medium-term deviations from fair value in the global currency markets.

  • They employ a proprietary calculus that identifies intrinsic value ranges for currencies, seeking to identify when large valuation discrepancies arise, investing the fund's assets accordingly.


  • After graduating with Honors, he practiced employment law in the Puget Sound area for six years at three law firms. 

  • While working in Tacoma, the city’s Chamber of Commerce selected him as an outstanding young leader in Pierce County. 

  • He spent the final two years of his time practicing law as a senior employment law litigation associate at Davis Wright Tremaine.

  • He never lost an oral motion before the court throughout his time as a litigator.

  • Upon leaving law in 2002, he traveled to China and spent time developing and then honing comprehensive investing tools to use in currency and equity markets.

  • He began investing full-time in the fall of 2002 focusing on currency investing


  • Whitmore collects and invests some of his portfolios in wine, focusing on Northern Rhone, Bordeaux, and Australian reds, as well as Sauternes and German Rieslings.

  • He has put on poker seminars at the Washington Athletic Club and for several Northwest Children's Fund charity events.