Texas Hedge Fund Association Names New Board Members

Sep 30 2010 | 9:18am ET

The Texas Hedge Fund Association has announced the election of a new chairman and three new members of its board of directors.

The board unanimously elected Heather Gilker of Dallas-based strategic consulting firm GSG Capital Advisors as its chair. Gilker replaces Christopher Zook, founder of the trade association and its long-serving chair. 

Newly-elected directors serving two-year terms on the THFA board include: J. Keith Benedict, chief operating officer, general counsel and a member of the investment committee of A. G. Hill Partners, a Dallas-based family office; Bill Braxton, associate director of marketing of Crestline Investors, a Fort Worth-based hedge fund manager; and Steven Menna, a principal in Rothstein Kass' Dallas office.

Incumbent Board members who will continue to serve include: Steven Caple, chief operating officer, Unity Hunt, Inc. in Dallas; Allison Duensing, general counsel of the Saracen Group of Companies in Houston; Doug Jegi, chief operating officer and chief compliance officer for CrossCap Management in Houston; Philip Pilibosian of Condera Advisors in Houston; Michael Rebello, Ashbel Smith Professor at the School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas; and Dale West, director of external public markets at the Teacher Retirement System of Texas in Austin. 

The THFA is a regional trade association of hedge fund industry.


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