Friday, 19 September 2014
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Sep 10 2012 | 9:23am ET
Don Steinbrugge, chairman of third-party hedge fund marketing firm Agecroft Partners, has joined the board of the Hedge Fund Association where he will represent the interests of hedge fund investors.
Prior to establishing Agecroft, Steinbrugge was head of sales and a founding principal of Andor Capital Management. Before that, he was head of institutional sales for Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (now part of Blackrock) and head of institutional sales for NationsBank (now Bank of America Capital Management).
The HFA has also tapped Joel Schwab, managing director of Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research, to be its new Midwest chapter director. Schwab joined HFR in March of 2012 and heads up business development for the firm’s hedge fund database and research products. Prior to joining HFR, Schwab launched and developed the commercial business of the HedgeFund.net hedge fund database for Channel Capital Group and practiced law with Katten Muchin Zavis in Chicago.
The HFA has also appointed Kislay (Sal) Shah of the accounting firm McGladrey to the newly established post of Connecticut chapter director. Shah also serves on HFA board, representing the interests hedge fund service providers. Shah recently relocated to McGladrey’s Stamford offices. Prior to joining McGladrey, he served for 14 years with a “big four” accounting firm.
“Don, Sal and Joel’s insights into the institutional investment and hedge fund industries are widely sought after and we are thrilled that they are bringing them to the HFA,” said HFA President Mitch Ackles in a statement.
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