Mr. Crooks, who joined AlphaOne Capital Partners in 2009, serves as a Portfolio Manager for AlphaOne's Fundamental Micro Cap strategy. He has helped manage the strategies since 2006 as a managing director and portfolio manager at OFI Institutional/Babson Capital. Previously, Mr. Crooks was a managing director at Commerce Capital Markets. He has also served as senior research analyst at Janney Montgomery Scott. He received his BS in chemical engineering from Drexel University and an MBA from Villanova University