Hedge Fund Association Adds New Leaders


Hedge Fund Association Elects New Officers and Strengthens Global, Regional and Committee Leadership
NEW YORK, NY – February 4, 2021 – The Hedge Fund Association (“HFA”), a leading international nonprofit trade and nonpartisan lobbying organization, is pleased to announce the addition of new HFA Officers, Regional Directors and Committee Leaders. HFA’s leaders are all elected and appointed volunteers that work on behalf of the entire alternative investment industry, including hedge funds, private equity, venture capital, real estate and wealth management firms, institutional investors, family offices and service providers.“It’s an honor to be chosen by my fellow global board members to serve as the HFA’s first Chief Operating Officer. In this role I look forward to enhancing operations and helping ensure that we continue to deliver valuable benefits to HFA members worldwide,” said Lauri Goodwyn, HFA’s Global COO.“The HFA’s mission is driven by industry executives who volunteer to lead the alternative investment industry. It’s a pleasure to welcome our newest Officers, Lauri Goodwyn and Josh Stone, and all of our new regional chapter directors and committee leaders,” said Mitch Ackles, HFA’s Global President.The following Global Board Members have been elected to additional key roles:Lauri Goodwyn, Chief Operating Officer and Regulatory Committee Co-ChairJosh Stone, Chief Legal Officer and Regulatory Committee Co-ChairRajpal Arulpragasam, Partnership Committee Co-ChairJill Calton, Philanthropy Committee MemberCamille Clemons, Sponsorship Committee ChairSuzanne Currie, Philanthropy Committee ChairJennifer Keeney, Regulatory Committee MemberJames Koutoulas, Digital Assets Committee Chair and Regulatory Committee MemberEmily Slocum, Philanthropy Committee MemberNick Tootle, Partnership Committee Co-ChairThe following executives have been appointed to new Regional and Committee roles:Christina Bartnikowski, Regional Director New YorkMartin Cornish, Regulatory Committee MemberEd Fasano, Regional Director ConnecticutJamil French, Family Office Committee ChairDanielle Malecek, Sponsorship Committee MemberM. Cecilia Sabarís, Regional Director LatAmMark Shaw, Regulatory Committee MemberGary Smith, Regulatory Committee MemberLogan Wolfe, Cybersecurity Committee ChairHFA has also added a new Membership Coordinator, Barbara DeRespino.

About HFA
The Hedge Fund Association is a 501c(6) nonprofit industry trade organization with a mission to advance transparency, development and trust in alternative investments. Membership in the HFA includes alternative investments firms, institutional investors, family offices and service providers. To learn more please visit https://www.hedgefundassoc.org/.
HFA Contacts
Media: Mitch Ackles, 646-657-9230, mitch@hedgefundpr.net
Members: Barbara DeRespino, 917-846-6614, bderespino@hedgefundassoc.org
Sponsors: Camille Clemons, 312-221-5004, cclemons@cohencpa.com