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For more information on speaking opportunities at PartnerConnect 2014 contact:
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Brian Barr   |  Mike Barron   |  Betsy Battle   |  Richard Beales   |  Andrew Beer   |  Gary Berger   |  Scott Billings

Brian Barr, Hedge Fund Analyst, Wolfson Group

Brian Barr joined the Wolfson Group in 2011. Wolfson Group is a single family office that has been investing in hedge and PE funds since the 70s. Prior to joining Wolfson Group, from 2009-2011, Mr. Barr was an equity analyst and head of hedge fund research at SFG Asset Advisors. Prior to joining SFG Asset Advisors, from 2008-2009, Mr. Barr was a hedge fund analyst at Thomas W. Weisel’s family office. Prior to Thomas Weisel, from 2007-2008, Mr. Barr was an equity analyst at SabreValue Asset Management. Brian graduated with honors from UCSB receiving a BA in economics with an emphasis in accounting.

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Mike Barron, Senior Vice President, Protégé Partners

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Betsy Battle, Founding Partner, Lone Peak Partners Management LP

Betsy Battle has over three decades of financial services and investment experience. In 2008 she founded Lone Peak Partners in New York which offers customized and commingled solutions for global investors in multi-manager hedge fund portfolios. From 2000 to 2008, Ms. Battle served as Director of Manager Selection and a member of the Management Committee at Soros Fund Management LLC (“SFM”). At SFM, in addition to managing the external hedge fund program for the Quantum group and George Soros, she also built the manager selection and due diligence processes as well as the multi-manager portfolio construction and monitoring methodologies. Prior to SFM, Ms. Battle held positions at Bankers Trust, Citicorp and JP Morgan, primarily as a manager in Global Sales and Trading. She received a BA degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1976.

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Richard Beales, Deputy Editor, Reuters Breakingviews

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Andrew Beer, Chief Executive Officer, Beachhead Capital Management, LLC

Andrew D. Beer is the Chief Executive Officer of Beachhead Capital Management, a hedge fund advisory firm based in New York and Lexington, MA. Previously, Mr. Beer served as the Senior Advisor and seed investor of Belenos Capital Management and co-founded Apex Capital Management, a leading Asia-focused investment firm that manages several market neutral and directional hedge funds from New York and Hong Kong. Prior to this, Mr. Beer co-founded Pinnacle Asset Management, a commodity fund of hedge fund firm that manages over $2 billion. Mr. Beer received his M.B.A. as a Baker Scholar from Harvard Business School and his A.B., magna cum laude, from Harvard College.

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Gary Berger, Principal, Alternative Investment Practice, Rothstein Kass

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Scott Billings, Portfolio Manager, Billings Capital Management


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