Michael E. Novogratz is a principal and a member of the board of directors of Fortress Investment Group LLC and Co-Chief Investment Officer of the Fortress Macro Fund and the Drawbridge Global Macro Fund. Mr. Novogratz joined Fortress in 2002 after spending 11 years at Goldman Sachs, where he was elected partner in 1998. Mr. Novogratz held the positions of President of Goldman Sachs Latin America, and the head of trading and risk management for fixed income, currencies and commodities and proprietary risk in Asia, where he lived from 1992 to 1999. Mr. Novogratz founded and serves as the Chairman of Board for Beat The Streets, a non-profit organization which builds wrestling programs in New York City public schools. Mr. Novogratz also serves on the board of the Acumen Fund, NYU Langone Medical Center, the Princeton Varsity Club, and the Hudson River Trust. Mr. Novogratz received an AB from Princeton University in Economics, and served as a helicopter pilot in the US Army.