Sharam Honari joined BlackGold in 2012 and is a Partner, overseeing the Business functions across the firm and serving on the Risk and Valuation Committees. Mr. Honari has over 19 years of equity, credit, and trading experience. Prior to joining BlackGold, Mr. Honari spent 2005 to 2012 at Moncrief Willingham Energy Advisors, a Houston based long/short energy equity fund, as a Partner involved with investments, risk management, hedging, trading, and marketing activities. Prior to Moncrief Willingham, Mr. Honari was a Principal at ETG LLC in San Francisco, CA and a Senior Trader/Analyst at Fair Haven Capital, LLC in Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Honari began his career at Deutsche Bank Securities in New York in 1997 on the Institutional Equity Trading Desk. He received his BA from the University of Washington and earned an MBA from Columbia Business School.