HFA Announces Results of 2016 Board Elections

May 20 2016 | 3:56pm ET

Leading alternative investment industry organization The Hedge Fund Association (HFA) has announced the results of its 2016 board of directors election.

This year's election filled five board positions with the following industry leaders.

  • Evan Katz, Crawford Ventures, Inc.
  • Mark McGoldrick, Cowen Prime Services
  • Marcia Rothschild, SS&C Technologies, Inc.
  • John Schrier, CACEIS (USA) Inc.
  • Holly Singer, HS Marketing, LLC 

Biographies and photos of all of HFA’s elected and appointed leaders are available here. The association’s bylaws allow a capacity of 15 directors, all of which are unpaid volunteers elected by HFA members and serve for three-year terms, according to a statement from the association.

“Serving the global hedge fund community, HFA is proud to foster business and professional development, advocacy for investors, managers and service providers, and initiate industry public relations aimed at addressing common misperceptions and educating the media, government and public,” said Mitch Ackles, HFA’s president, in the statement.

“As HFA celebrates our 20th anniversary, we are delighted to welcome newly elected board members, and are very grateful to the 50+ volunteer leaders that work together on behalf of our members around the world,” he added.

In celebration of its anniversary, HFA is extending a special offer to new or expiring members. Those that join or HFA or renew prior to July 1, 2016, will receive a complimentary extra two months added to their annual association membership. Click here for more information.

HFA is a leading global nonprofit trade and nonpartisan lobbying organization devoted to advancing transparency, development, education and trust in alternative investments. With a global presence spanning five continents, HFA’s membership includes hedge fund firms, financial institutions, asset management firms, broker dealers, investors, family offices, public and private pension funds, endowments and foundations, high-net-worth individuals, allocators, technology companies and service providers.


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