Mr. Barker joined GoldPoint in 2000 and is currently CIO of GoldPoint, responsible for oversight of GoldPoint’s investment process and is involved in all investment activities including portfolio construction and monitoring. Prior to GoldPoint, Mr. Barker was a Vice President in PaineWebber’s Principal Transactions Group, where he co-managed a $1 billion portfolio of alternative investments, which included the firm’s, the Chairman’s, and other top executives’ venture capital, LBO equity, real estate, and hedge fund investments. Prior to PaineWebber, Mr. Barker worked in the Private Finance Group of New York Life, where he managed a portfolio of private equity, mezzanine, and non-investment grade debt investments. Mr. Barker earned a BS in Electrical Engineering in 1990 from Georgia Tech and an MBA in 1994 from Duke University. Mr. Barker is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.