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Partner, President, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Risk Officer

Bill Sanders


Bill Sanders is a Partner, President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Risk Officer.  He serves as a member of the Investment and Executive Committees.  Bill is responsible for investment policy, capital allocation, risk management, business development as well as general business operations.  Prior to 400CM, Bill was a Founding Partner, Board Member and Co-Head of Trading for Amherst Holdings LLC, a privately held financial services firm specializing in structured credit investments.  In his role at Amherst, Bill oversaw trading, capital allocation, risk management and compliance as well as general business operations.  Bill has over thirty years of financial services experience and, in addition to 400CM and Amherst, has held senior trading and management positions at Freddie Mac, Banc of America Securities and First Boston.  Bill earned a B.S. with honors in Business and Economics from the University of Delaware in 1986.  Bill is a member of the Board of Trustees for The Jefferson Trust, a University of Virginia Alumni Association initiative, which makes grants to innovative ideas that enrich UVA and the student experience.  He is currently an Advisor to In a Perfect World whose mission is to inspire and empower young people with the opportunity, tools and voice to make an impact on the world.  Bill is the founding Chairman of The Wine Advocate Fund for Philanthropy whose focus was to raise money for various types of cancer research which has benefited the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Johns Hopkins Medical Center.  Bill previously served on the Board at PSI, a Washington, DC based nonprofit providing global health services in more than fifty countries (www.psi.org).


  • Executive Committee
  • Investment Committee
  • Price Validation Committee
  • Cybersecurity Committee
  • ESG Committee
  • Operating Committee
  • Risk Committee