Kelly Chesney is a co-founder of Pluscios. She has 25 years’ experience in capital markets and alternative asset investing and serves as the firms COO. Prior to founding Pluscios, Chesney was a Managing Director at JPMorgan Capital Management (formerly Banc One Capital Management), where she invested both proprietary and client assets in portfolios of hedge funds. She also spent several years in the mid-nineties as a lawyer for the Bank’s Corporate Investments and Capital Markets Groups. Chesney structured and negotiated complex domestic and international commercial finance transactions including tax-related transactions, derivatives, foreign exchange transactions and hedge fund, venture capital, asset backed and collateralized debt obligation investments. She participated in the strategy development and directed the creation of offering documents for a hedge fund of funds; structured the first foreign tax credit transaction for the Bank; and participated in the development and launch of new derivatives products. Chesney began her career as an Associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom and Mayer, Brown & Platt.