Bobby Kagel is senior trader for First Light. In this role, he is responsible for all trading activity, including trading scenario analysis, order creation and management, execution of orders, post-trading analysis, and management of the firm’s trading relationships.
Kagel brings a wealth of trading experience to First Light, having served in various trading roles since 1991. Most recently, Kagel spent nearly 12 years as a managing director of trading and head of the health care vertical market at Piper Jaffray. Prior to this position, he was a partner and head of trading for RedSky Partners, where he supported the firm’s long/short and market neutral investment strategies. Kagel also served as a managing director-market maker for RBC, and a trader for Investment Advisors, Inc. His alma mater is the University of Minnesota.