Our team can claim more than 100 combined years of experience in marketing investment services and serving investors on a global basis. 


Donough McDonough

Donough McDonough co-founded Boomerang Capital in 2001. Prior to Boomerang Capital Mr. McDonough spent 17 years in the convertible bond business. After graduate school, he began his career in convertible bond sales at Morgan Stanley from 1984-1994 where he was a managing director.  From 1994-1996 he was a founding partner of Forum/Forest Management, a convertible arbitrage hedge fund. From 1996-1998, Mr. McDonough ran the convertible bond propriety business at Paine Webber. The last three years in the convertible bond business Mr. McDonough was a managing director leading the global convertible bond department at Lehman Brothers.  Mr. McDonough is a 1981 BS graduate of the Villanova Business School and 1983 MBA graduate of the Stern School at NYU. He continues to be an active member of the Villanova family serving on the major gifts committee and on the business school advisory board as well as endowing the McDonough Family Faculty Award for research.

Donough and his wife, Tori, are active in many local charities. He holds FINRA  Series 7,24,27 and 63 securities registration.



Charles F. Gulden, CFA

Chuck always put the other fellow first. He will be missed November 22, 1961-July 21,2017.

Maureen O'Brien

Maureen joined Boomerang as Chief Compliance Officer in 2014. She is also principal of Dynamo Consulting, a regulatory compliance consultant. Maureen holds Series 24, 87, 65, 7, 79, 63,  and 99 securities registrations. Maureen holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS).



Michael Manning


Michael Manning is President and founder of Stratton Capital Management, a New York based independent financial firm that specializes in alternative investments. Owner operated and independent, his mission is to introduce alternative investment manager clients to institutional investors in EMEA, Asia & North America. Mr. Manning is a affiliated with Boomerang Capital LLC, a registered broker dealer and member of FINRA & SIPC. Since 1999, he has raised significant capital across most strategies including L/S equity, event driven, relative value, global macro & CTA.


Since 1985, he has successfully founded, managed and consulted to alternative investment companies with a focus on sales & marketing solutions. Mr. Manning is an organizer, speaker & sponsor of industry conferences and institutional investor forums globally. He is also a regular contributor to and mentor for education initiatives in alternative investing.


Previously, Mr. Manning was a marketing executive and later a Board Director with FX Concepts, a leading currency hedge fund (‘85-’97). Before this, he was Head of the Forex Advisory Service at Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co. (now J.P. Morgan & Co.). From ‘76 to ‘83 he held managerial positions in international finance/treasury with the Continental Group, GAF Corporation, & Bank of America.


Mr. Manning holds an MBA degree in International Finance ('75) and an MA degree in International Relations ('75) from the University of Chicago. Since 1998, he has been member of the International Advisory Board of Oakbridge Ltd, a forex educational company in Sydney. In 1990, he became an early member of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), where he served as Chairman of the Marketing Committee and Hedge Fund Editor of the AIMA Journal. He was also instrumental in the early launch of educational groups in alternative investing in East Asia during the 1990’s.