Managing Partner, Head Trader and Principal
Mr. Gentile began his career in commodities in 1988, where he worked on the trading floor of the Coffee, Sugar & Cocoa Exchange (“CSCE”) as a phone clerk for B&J Commodities. In 1993, Mr. Gentile became a member of the CSCE and traded his own proprietary trading account as well as trading for company clients. In 1998, Mr. Gentile (with his partners) formed MP Commodities, a coffee, sugar and cocoa futures and options brokerage operation, where his prime responsibility was to run the futures floor operations. Mr. Gentile joined Atlantic Capital in January 2008 as a partner and co manager of a commodities only discretionary fund. Mr. Gentile was responsible for putting together trading strategies for the discretionary program as well as running all trading and execution for the firm. The strategies consisted of relative value, spreads and directional trades consisting mostly of futures contracts with some options as well. Mr. Gentile maintains extensive contacts in the physical Coffee, Sugar, and Cocoa, Grain and Energy industries, comprising producers, consumers, traders and hedge funds, including the three main commodity index firms.