Mark Shore

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Mark Shore
Occupation CTA, adjunct professor DePaul University
Employer Shore Capital Management LLC
Location Chicago
Twitter @shorecap

Mark Shore is a derivatives industry educator who is director of educational research at Coquest Advisors LLC.[1] He is also the founder, president and chief investment officer at Shore Capital Management LLC, which he launched in 2008. He has more than 20 years of investment, research and futures experience and also serves as adjunct professor at DePaul University where he began teaching the school's first course on managed futures on March 30, 2011.[2] [3]


Before founding Shore Capital, he was head of risk for Octane Research Inc in NYC from 2007 to 2008, where he was responsible for quantitative risk management analysis. He chaired the risk management committee and was a voting member of the investment committee. Prior to joining Octane, he was at VK Capital Inc. from 1997 to 2006, a wholly owned Commodity Trading Advisor subsidiary of Morgan Stanley. As chief operating officer, Shore provided research and risk management expertise on portfolio issues, product development and business strategy. Before becoming chief operating officer, he was a senior research analyst at VK Capital where he developed systematic trading systems and a due diligence platform to test trading strategies.

Shore also served as a senior research associate at the University of Chicago, Center for Research in Security Prices from 1994 to 1996. He began his career at E.F. Hutton on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade.

He writes an economics and finance column for and has been published several times including contributing a chapter to the new Wiley & Sons commodity book The Handbook of Commodity Investing released in 2008. He is a former president and current board member of the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business NY Alumni Club.


He graduated from DePaul University with a degree in finance. He received his MBA from the University of Chicago with concentrations in finance, behavioral science and econometrics.