Tuesday, 5 May 2015
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Sep 11 2012 | 10:52am ET
The Managed Funds Association, the hedge fund industry’s chief lobby group in the U.S., has a new board of directors, plucked from some of the industry’s highest profile firms.
Maverick Capital COO William R. Goodell will serve another terms as board chair, having been unanimously re-elected.
Joining him (and serving two year terms) will be newly elected directors Christopher Greene of Tudor Investment Corporation, David C. Haley of HBK Capital Management, Steve Kessler of S.A.C. Capital Advisors and Kimberly Summe of Partner Fund Management.
Directors re-elected to two-year terms include: Todd Builione of Highbridge Capital Management, Michael Gismondi of TPG-Axon Capital Management, David Harding of Winton Capital Management, Tracy V. Maitland of Advent Capital Management, Michael Mendelson of AQR Capital Management and Joseph D.O’Brien III of Highside Capital Management.
Newly elected members serving one-year terms include: Barry Bausano of Deutsche Bank, Eric R. Dinallo of Debevoise & Plimpton, Paul Meister of Grosvenor Capital Management and David Vaughan of Dechert.
The board gave the nod to Renaissance Technologies’ Jim Rowen as vice chair, Rothstein Kass’ Howard Altman as treasurer and Builione as secretary. Its new executive committee includes Goodell, Builione, Gismondi, Rowen and Harding as well as Darcy Bradbury of D.E. Shaw and Sonia Gardner of Avenue Capital Group. Exec committee members serve one-year terms.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…