Mr. Brown is the Managing Member of Aristides Capital LLC, a long/short equity hedge fund management firm. Aristides employs a mix of fundamental investing and catalyst-driven trading, predominantly in U.S. microcaps. Chris holds a B.A. from the College of the University of Chicago, and an M.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Prior to founding Aristides Capital LLC in 2008, he served as an active duty officer in the U.S. Air Force medical corps for seven years, including as an Associate Clerkship Director for the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. His background includes winning the National Beta Club Science Contest, a data analysis event at the National Science Olympiad, and the Society of Air Force Physicians Arthur F. Grollman award.