Collingwood Names Heads Of Hedge Funds, IR Practices

Feb 23 2011 | 6:31am ET

Advisory Collingwood Group has hired one and promoted another as it seeks to bolster its alternative investments business.

Mark DeGennaro and Mary Lou Christy were both named managing partners at the Washington, D.C.-based firm. Both are charged with building Collingwood's hedge fund and private equity advisory practices.

DeGennaro joins the firm from a New York investment-banking boutique. A lawyer, DeGennaro formerly worked at the firm White & Case.

Christy, who joined Collingwood in September, had been a senior vice president at the firm, following stints at Fannie Mae and PMI Mortgage Insurance. In addition to helping DeGennaro build the alternatives advisory, she will head Collingwood's new investor relations practice.


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