Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Jun 23 2006 | 8:13pm ET
The Managed Funds Association has hired Lisa McGreevy as executive vice president and chief operating officer, a new position. McGreevy joins the hedge fund industry association from The Financial Services Roundtable, where she was executive vice president of external affairs and president of the government affairs council.
McGreevy has extensive experience in Washington. In 2004, she was named one of the top 40 lobbyists by The Hill newspaper and in 2005, the U.S. Banker named her one of the "Most Powerful Women in Washington."
In her new position, McGreevy will be responsible for the ongoing development and implementation of MFA's strategic initiatives, including those related to industry policy and educational aspects of the legislative and regulatory programs.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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