HedgeMark Hires Nighthawk Team

Jul 3 2012 | 7:27am ET

Hedge fund platform and risk management firm HedgeMark International has hired three business development and marketing execs from Nighthawk Partners.

Steven A. Lonsdorf, the former Nighthawk president and CEO, joins HedgeMark as president and chief compliance officer of HedgeMark Securities, the distribution arm of the managed funds platform. Prior to Nighthawk, Londsdorf served as CEO of Van Hedge Fund Advisors, a developer of hedge fund databases and ranking systems.

Ben Yaffee, previously Nighthawk’s executive vice president, joins HedgeMark as a managing director, responsible for marketing and capital formation.

And Danielle A. Terrazzino, formerly Nighthawk’s senior VP and chief administrative officer, joins HedgeMark as vice president.

“Steve, Ben and Danielle have worked together for many years and have proven to be a highly effective team,” said HedgeMark founder and CEO Kenneth S. Phillips in a statement. “Their involvement with HedgeMark helps demonstrate our commitment to developing the industry’s leading distribution platform for transparent and independently governed hedge fund investing. We welcome them to HedgeMark and look forward to their contributions as we continue to grow our business.”

HedgeMark, an affiliate of The Bank of New York Mellon, was founded in 2009 and has offices in New York, Los Angeles and Coimbatore, India.


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