Who We Are
Ernest W. Kuehne, III (Trip) is the founder and Senior Managing Partner of Double Eagle Capital Management, LP (“Double Eagle Capital”). Prior to forming Double Eagle Capital, Mr. Kuehne worked for Legg Mason Wood and Walker, and White Rock Capital. During his 12+ year career on Wall Street, Mr. Kuehne provided ideas for and developed relationships with fund managers determined to have demonstrated superior long-term performance as well as financial and operational stability. Mr. Kuehne attended Oklahoma State University where he earned his undergraduate psychology degree in 1995 and an MBA in 1997. He currently serves on the board of governors of Oklahoma State University and is active with the United States Golf Association.
Luther S. Ott II is President of Double Eagle Capital. Prior to joining the firm in December of 2008, Mr. Ott served as President and Chief Investment Officer of a private family office. As president of the family office, Mr. Ott oversaw all due diligence and manager selection, as well as building all asset allocation models. Before founding the family office, Mr. Ott co-founded Subway Capital LP, a behavioral finance hedge fund focused on exploiting arbitrage opportunities in the index derivative markets. Additionally, Mr. Ott worked at Salomon Smith Barney where he was directly responsible for investing and performing manager selection on behalf of a small group of high net worth clients.
Dusti Kuehne is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for Double Eagle Capital. Mrs. Kuehne joined the firm at its inception in May 2005 as the CFO. She was named CCO on January 1, 2009. Her prior employment includes serving as CFO for Riptide Trading Company, LP–a restaurant management company. She earned a BS in agriculture economics from Oklahoma State University. In her current capacity as CFO and CCO, she is responsible for the upkeep of financial records for Double Eagle Capital as well as the development, maintenance, and enforcement of compliance policy and procedures within the firm.
Steve Ruoff is a Portfolio Manager and Director of Research at Double Eagle Capital. Mr. Ruoff has over 20 years of alternative investment experience developing and managing absolute return investment strategies. Mr. Ruoff is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the CFA Institute.