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Nov 15 2013 | 7:33am ET
The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association opened its 17th chapter in Washington D.C. on Wednesday.
CAIA Association is a not-for-profit organization focused on alternative investment education.
"The vibrant investment community of the Washington, D.C. area includes the largest concentration of not-for-profit offices in the country,” said Sam Gallo, head of the new chapter and CIO at the University of Maryland Foundation. “The CAIA Washington, D.C. chapter will connect the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland investment communities and offer a platform for professionals to stay abreast of new developments in alternative investments.”
The CAIA Association offers the only education program designed specifically for individuals specializing in institutional-quality alternative investments. The CAIA Charter is granted upon successful completion of two levels of qualifying exams combined with relevant professional experience.
The CAIA Association now counts 6,500 members, including 150 in D.C. area.
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