Dean Backer

Dean Backer, President

Goldman Sachs

Dean is the global head of Sales and Capital Introduction in the Global Securities Service business of Goldman Sachs.

RobSchultz

Robert Schultz, Vice President

Greentech Capital Advisors, LLC

Rob is a Founding Partner at Greentech Capital Advisors, a global investment banking and asset management firm focused on Sustainable Infrastructure.

Glen Dailey

Glen Dailey, Vice President

DECA Asset Management, LLC

Glen is the Managing Member of Glen Capital Management. Prior to that he was the Managing Director and Head of Prime Brokerage at Jefferies & Company.

Natalie Deak Jaros

Natalie Deak Jaros, Treasurer

Ernst & Young

Natalie is an Audit Partner in the Financial Services Office of EY and serves as EYs Hedge Fund Markets Leader.

Melinda Kramer

Melinda Kramer, Secretary

KloudVentures LLC

Melinda is CEO of KloudVentures LLC, a think tank and consultancy focused on new ideas and solving problems in the world at large.

Rob Davis

Rob Davis, Founder & Chairman Emeritus

McAlinden Research

Rob founded "Help For Children" in 1998 while working in the prime brokerage industry. He served as Chairman for ten years and currently serves as Chairman Emeritus.

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Lucia Arienti

Goldman Sachs

Lucia is head of the Hedge Fund Consulting Group and co-head of the Capital Introduction Group in EMEA within the Prime Services business.

Jonathan Barrett

Jonathan Barrett

Luminus Management, LLC

Jonathan is the president of Luminus Management, a private equity and hedge fund management company focused on the power sector.

Mark Bellias

Mark Bellias

Symphony Asset Management

Mark seeks to leverage his experience in Operations & Social Action to facilitate drastic improvements in child welfare.

John Broadhurst

John Broadhurst

Shartsis Friese LLP

John is a partner at Shartsis Friese LLP, a San Francisco commercial law firm.

Jeffrey Bronheim

Jeffrey Bronheim

Cheyne Capital Management (UK) LLP

Jeff is General Counsel of Cheyne Capital, a diversified European alternative asset manager.

Gunner Burkhart

Gunner Burkhart

Financial Conduct Authority

Gunner joined the Financial Conduct Authority as a Senior Advisor in March 2014 after thirty years in the Investment Banking and Asset Management industries.

Jennifer Collins

Jennifer Collins

Carne Global Financial Services (Cayman) Limited

Jennifer is a Director with Carne Global Fiduciary Services (Cayman) Limited, a firm that specializes in fund governance and fiduciary services.

Sarah Davidoff

Sarah Davidoff

Ropes & Gray

Sarah is a partner in Ropes & Gray’s asset management practice and a co-head of Ropes & Gray’s Client Program.

Ian Dillon

Ian Dillon

Arthur Cox

Ian is a senior member of Arthur Cox's Asset Management & Investment Funds Group with experience in all aspects of Irish fund law & regulation.

Michelle Dobbins

Michelle Dobbins

Masters Capital Management, LLC

Michelle is the Chief Financial Officer for Masters Capital Management, LLC, an Atlanta-based investment management firm.

Joseph Fisher

Joseph Fisher

Deloitte & Touche LLP

Joseph is a partner in the New York office of Deloitte & Touche LLP and is the U.S. Investment Management Audit Leader.

Kara Friedenberg

Kara Friedenberg

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Kara Friedenberg is a Tax Partner in PwC's Asset Management practice and provides tax compliance and consulting services to hedge and private equity funds.

Basil Godellas

Basil Godellas

Winston & Strawn LLP

Basil is a Partner and Co-Chair of the Financial Services Practice Group at Winston & Strawn LLP.

Corey Goldman

M. Corey Goldman

Goldman Communications

Corey is founder and CEO of Goldman Communications, a financial services-focused marketing, communications, media and public relations agency.

Todd Goldman

Todd Goldman

KPMG

Todd Goldman is an audit partner based in KPMG’s Walnut Creek office. Todd serves clients in the alternative investments industry.

Ted Griffith

Ted Griffith

Old Ivy Capital Partners

Ted is a Principal at Old Ivy Capital Partners, a private equity and merchant banking firm working with family offices and high net worth individuals.

Alice Hackett

Alice Hackett

Thesys Technologies

Ali Hackett is Chief Revenue Officer of Thesys Technologies, LLC, a leading capital markets technology provider.

William Haggerty

William Haggerty

Formerly Sentinel Rock Capital, LLC

Bill was formerly the COO/CFO at Sentinel Rock Capital, LLC. He was also previously a principal and Chief Operating Officer of Seasons Capital Management.

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Nick Halaby

Goldman Sachs

Nick manages Goldman Sachs Prime Brokerage team in Boston, where he has sales and relationship management responsibilities for the region's hedge fund clients.

Ed Haravon

Ed Haravon

Spot Trading, LLC

Ed is a partner and COO at Spot Trading LLC, a proprietary trading firm based in Chicago.

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Brett Hickey

Star Mountain Capital

Brett is the Chief Executive Officer & Investment Committee Member of Star Mountain Capital, a specialized asset management firm.

Cindy Hislop

Cindy Hislop

Deloitte

Cindy Hislop is a Partner in the audit department of Deloitte, Cayman Islands specializing in alternative investment funds.

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Baron Jacob

Ernst & Young, Ltd.

Baron is a partner in the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands market segment of EY's Financial Services Organization.

Mikael Johnson

Mikael Johnson

KPMG

Mikael serves on the Global Investment Management practice leadership team of KPMG and leads the Firm’s effort to focus its resources in the hedge fund market.

William Keunen

William Keunen

William was the Global Director of Citco Fund Services, responsible for the fund services division of Citco.

Stuart Koonce

Stuart Koonce

Sidley Austin LLP

Stuart is a partner in Sidley Austin’s Investment Funds, Advisers and Derivatives Group (New York), and his practice focuses on private alternative investment funds.

Peter Lardner

Peter Lardner

Goldman Sachs

Peter manages the West Coast Prime Brokerage business for Goldman Sachs and has covered West Coast hedge funds since moving to the San Francisco office in 2004.

Norman Leben

Norman Leben

Gen II Fund Services

Norman is a founding member and managing principal of Gen II Fund Services, a global leader in private equity fund administration and accounting.

Rob Leonard

Rob Leonard

Proskauer Rose LLP

Rob is a partner at Proskauer Rose. He has represented hedge funds and their managers for almost 30 years.

Donald MacNeal

Donald MacNeal

Formerly Ernst & Young

Don is a retired partner and former head of the Financial Services Office Hedge Fund practice at Ernst & Young.

Rob Mirsky

Robert Mirsky

KPMG

Rob is the Head of the London Office and Head of the Asset Management Group at EisnerAmper.

William Murphy

William Murphy

Hazel Tree LLC

Bill is a Managing Director at Hazel Tree LLC, a firm that delivers a comprehensive operating solution to investment industry clients.

Erica Nelson

Erica Nelson

Deloitte & Touche LLP

Erica is an audit partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP specializing in audit services for hedge funds. Erica also co-leads Deloitte’s Audit Analytics practice.

David Nissenbaum

David Nissenbaum

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

David Nissenbaum is a partner in the New York office of Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP.

Joe Patellaro

Joe Patellaro

Citi

Joe is a Managing Director and the Global Head of Citi’s Private Equity Services business unit.

Vinod Paul

Vinod Paul

Align

Vinod is the Chief Operating Officer at Align.

Jay Peller

Jay Peller

Citco

Jay is currently the Co-Head of Citco Fund Services division, and a member of the Global Management Team at Citco.

Ingrid Pierce

Ingrid Pierce

Walkers

Ingrid is Walkers' Global Managing Partner and head of the Cayman Investment Funds Group. She represents major institutions, fund managers and fiduciaries.

Gerry Polizzi

Gerry Polizzi

UBS AG

Gerry is the Head of Sales for UBS Prime Finance Distribution and also has joint responsibility for UBS Quant HQ.

Joel Press

Joel Press

Press Management LLC

Joel formed Press Management LLC to provide consulting services specializing in succession planning, compensation, and business strategy, for hedge funds.

Eric Roper

Eric Roper

Law Offices of Eric R. Roper PC

Eric currently has a private law practice. Prior to opening his own practice in 2013, Eric was a Senior Partner in the law firm of Gersten Savage LLP.

Amy Rosenow

Amy Rosenow

Jugl LLC

Amy is the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Jugl LLC, a Chicago-based productivity software firm.

Geoff Ruddick

Geoff Ruddick

International Management Services Limited

Geoff is Head of Funds for International Management Services Ltd. (“IMS”), a firm that specializes in fund governance and fiduciary services.

Mark Salameh

Mark Salameh

Context Summits

Mark is the Co-Founder and CEO of Context Summits. He has over 20 years of management, sales, and marketing experience in the alternative asset management industry.

Kevin Shannon

Kevin Shannon

Harvard Management Company, Inc.

Kevin is the Chief Financial Officer responsible for all Financial and Tax Reporting as well as Securities Operations at Harvard Management Company, Inc.

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Donald Steinbrugge

Agecroft Partners

Don is the Founder and Managing Partner of Agecroft Partners, a global hedge fund consulting and marketing firm.

Matt Stover

Matt Stover

MG Stover & Co.

Matt is the founder and CEO of MG Stover & Co., an emerging accounting and administration company.

William Taggart

William Taggart

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Will is a Tax Partner in the New York Office of PricewaterhouseCoopers. He is the firm's Global Financial Services Tax Leader.

John Tavss

John Tavss

Seward & Kissel

John is a managing partner and member of Seward & Kissel's Investment Management Group. John has practiced at the Firm since 1979 and has been a partner since 1988.

Michael Vranos

Michael Vranos

Ellington Management Group, LLC

Michael is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ellington Management Group.

Beth Wiener

Beth Wiener

Marcum LLP

Beth is the Partner-In-Charge of Marcum LLP's Alternative Investment Group. They provide audit, tax and consulting service to the fund industry.

Christopher Zaback

Christopher Zaback

D. E. Shaw

Chris is the Chief Financial Officer and a managing director at the D. E. Shaw group. He oversees the firm’s accounting, tax, and financial operations units.

Lance Zinman

Lance Zinman

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Lance A. Zinman is a Partner and Global Co-Chair of the Financial Services Practice at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP.

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