|Occupation||Chief Operating Officer|
|Employer||BlueMountain Capital Management LLC|
|Location||New York, NY|
Prior to joining BlueMountain, Cole served as an associate principal in the financial services sector at McKinsey & Company. In 2007, Cole was appointed to Mitt Romney's Counter-Terrorism Policy Advisory Group. Cole also has worked as a private equity investor for Global Partner Ventures in the former Soviet Union. He also spent more than three years as a defense analyst with the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis.