Michelle Kelner is the co-founder of Sandglass Capital Management and serves as a key member of the firm's three person investment team. She is responsible for generating and researching stressed and distressed credit, and event driven equity ideas from the firm's global emerging and frontier markets strategy. Ms. Kelner was previously a Senior Partner and Portfolio Strategist with Prince Street Capital, a New York and Singapore based investment firm that specializes in emerging and frontier markets. At Prince Street, Ms. keener was a senior member of the firm's investment team responsible for researching equity and credit ideas and served on the firm's investment committee. She also led the firm's business development effort. Before joining Prince Street, Ms. Kelner spent 15 years in emerging markets as a portfolio manager and trader at hedge funds SAC Capital, Tudor Investment of New York, and Hermitage Capital in Moscow. She also spent six years as an investment banker focused on Russia and the former Soviet Union, at Unicredit in New York and UralSib Capital in Moscow. Ms. Kelner graduated with honors in finance and economics from the McIntire school of Commerce at the University of Virginia. She was born in Russia and speaks the language fluently.