Gary Kohler
Chief Investment Officer / Portfolio Manager

Gary Kohler has more than 30 years of investment experience managing both family office and hedge fund assets. Before founding Blue Clay in 2012, Gary was a Partner and Portfolio Manager at Whitebox Advisors and a Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Okabena Company. Gary has an MBA from the Johnson School at Cornell University and a BS in Psychology from the University of Minnesota.


David Woodis
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer

David Woodis has more than 20 years experience in financial accounting and operations management for investment advisers, the last 17+ years with private investment fund advisers. Prior to joining Blue Clay, David was CFO and CCO of Interlachen Capital Group, Head of Operations at RedSky Partners, Director of Operations at Jundt Associates and held fund accounting management positions at Voyageur Asset Management and Piper Capital. David earned a BA in Finance and Accounting from Bethel University.