Kelly Tropin Whitridge is Senior Managing Director and Chief Economist of Graham Capital Management, L.P. (“Graham”), where she plays a key role in the management of the firms discretionary trading team and leads the firm’s economic research efforts. Mrs. Whitridge is also a member of the firm’s Executive, Investment and Risk committees. Mrs. Whitridge joined Graham in May 2014 as a Junior Economist and became Graham’s Chief Economist in February 2017. Prior to joining Graham, Mrs. Whitridge worked at The Chertoff Group, an advisory firm focused on security and risk management, from July 2013 to May 2014, where she was an analyst. Mrs. Whitridge received a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Dartmouth College in June 2013.