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Nov 7 2011 | 11:49am ET
Top hedge fund industry lobby the Hedge Fund Association has boosted its presence on the U.S. West Coast.
The HFA announced the creation of two new regional directorships in the region, for the West Coast and for Southern California. Jaye Scholl was named to the former post and Ryan Mitchell to the latter.
Scholl is a vice president at Hedge Fund PR and a former West Coast editor for Barron's Business and Financial Weekly. Mitchell is senior vice president of Triton Capital Advisors and formerly worked at HedgeCo Securities and Alternative Asset Partners.
The HFA also announced that Oaktree Capital Management co-founder Howard Markets will give the keynote address for HFA's Los Angeles event in February.
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