Patrick Levens joined Orchard’s Houston office in March 2021. Prior to joining Orchard, Mr. Levens was the Chief Financial Officer of Kingstown Capital Management, a value-oriented investment manager of several special situation hedge funds. Prior to Kingstown, Mr. Levens was the Chief Operating Officer of Orchard View Capital Advisors, a startup, long-short equity hedge fund focused on the healthcare segment. Previously, Mr. Levens worked in the credit business unit of Apollo Global Management from 2006 to 2014 in a variety of roles, most recently as the Chief Financial Officer of several credit segments. Prior to joining Apollo, Mr. Levens was an Accounting Manager at FrontPoint Partners, a multi strategy hedge fund manager. Earlier in his career, Mr. Levens worked at Goldstein Golub Kessler (now RSM) auditing hedge funds and real estate companies. Prior to that time, Mr. Levens worked for the accounting firm of Gentile, Pismeny and Brengel, LLP. Mr. Levens graduated from Skidmore College in 1996 with a B.S. in Business. He is also a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.