Carney Hawks

Matthew Espe

Carney Hawks is a former partner of Brigade Capital Management, a diversified, fixed-income asset management firm that he helped found in 2007. At Brigade, Mr. Hawks was a member of the Investment Committee and was Head of Special Situations Investing from its inception until 2019. Through that role, he managed the restructuring of dozens of companies through the bankruptcy process and after emergence. Prior to Brigade, Mr. Hawks was a Managing Director at Mackay Shields in its High Yield Group.

Mr. Hawks earned a Bachelor of Science in Commerce from the University of Virginia. He also earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Mr. Hawks serves on the board of the Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation and is on the Advisory board to the McIntire School of Commerce at UVA. He was formerly a member of the board of directors of Aventine Inc. and Jacuzzi Brands.