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.

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Robert Schultz, Vice President

Capricorn Investment Group

Rob is a Partner at Capricorn Investment Group, and the former founding partner at Greentech Capital.

Glen Dailey

Glen Dailey, Vice President

Glen Capital 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.

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.

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

Cohen & Gresser

Jeff is Managing Partner in the London offices of Cohen & Gresser.

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.

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Edward H. Dougherty, CPA

Deloitte

Ted is a Tax Partner in the Deloitte Financial Services Practice in NY, and serves as the company's National Managing Partner for Investment Management Tax.

Joseph Fisher

Joseph Fisher

KPMG

Joe is a partner in the New York office of KPMG, focusing on alternative investments.

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

Vested

Corey is the Canada CEO of Vested. Vested is an integrated communications agency, merging deep financial and fintech expertise with creativity and results.

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.

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Lauri Martin Haas

PRISM Alternatives

Lauri Martin Haas is the managing director, principal and founder of PRISM, a hedge fund and private equity operational due diligence services consultancy.

Alice Hackett

Alice Hackett

LiquidX

Ali Hackett is the Chief Revenue Officer of LiquidX, an operator of an online electronic marketplace intended for the exchange of trade finance assets.

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.

Vanessa Hemavathi

Vanessa Hemavathi

Privium Fund Management

Vanessa is the Head of Investment Services for Asia for Privium Fund Management based in Hong Kong.

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Brett Hickey

Star Mountain Capital

Brett Hickey is the CEO of Star Mountain Capital, a leading investment firm providing strategic debt and equity capital to private lower middle-market companies.

Cindy Hislop

Cindy Hislop

Deloitte

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

Jack Inglis

Jack Inglis

AIMA

Jack is Chief Executive Officer of AIMA (Alternative Investment Management Association) and has been in the financial services industry for over 30 years.

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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.

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.

Rob Mirsky

Robert Mirsky

EisnerAmper

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

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Peter G. Naismith

Schulte Roth & Zabel

Peter is a partner at Schulte Roth & Zabel, where he advises hedge funds, private equity funds, hybrid funds, and investment advisers.

Joe Patellaro

Joe Patellaro

Citi

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

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

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Gerry is Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

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.

Geoff Ruddick

Geoff Ruddick

Paradigm Governance Partners Limited

Geoff Ruddick is a Partner at Paradigm Governance Partners Limited, a firm that specializes in fund governance and fiduciary services.

Mark Salameh

Mark Salameh

Alternative Asset Management Industry Executive

Mark is the former CEO of Context Summits, and has over 20+ years of management, sales, and marketing experience in the alternative asset management industry.

Kevin Shannon

Kevin Shannon

Harvard Management Company (Retired)

CFO, Harvard Management Company (Retired)

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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.

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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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