Kirk Wickman is Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel and is a member of the firm’s executive committee. He joined Angelo, Gordon in 2008 and is responsible for supervising all administrative functions in the firm. Previously, Kirk was General Counsel and a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley's Global Wealth Management business. Prior to that, Kirk worked at American Skandia as a Senior Vice President and General Counsel, at Aetna Financial Services as a Senior Vice President and General Counsel and at Aetna Inc. as a Vice President and Counsel. Kirk began his career at Kirkland & Ellis where he was a Partner specializing in securities, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate law. He holds a B.A. degree from Dartmouth College and combined J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from Brigham Young University.