HedgeWorld West 2013
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| Stephen Massocca
| Erik Mayo
| Rachel Minard
| Bill Mulligan
Bart Mallon, Partner, Cole-Frieman & Mallon
Bart Mallon is a co-founder of the premier boutique investment management law firm of Cole-Frieman & Mallon LLP. Mr. Mallon's practice is nationwide in scope and is focused on providing high-touch support for large hedge funds and asset management companies. He also provides comprehensive legal and business support to start-up and emerging fund managers and routinely provides advice on management company operational issues, separately managed account structures, as well as registration and compliance matters. Other legal issues involve general business matters and he provides advice with respect to counterparty documentation, regulatory mattes (SEC, CFTC, NFA, FINRA), seed deals, hedge fund due diligence, and employment/compensation matters. Mr. Mallon currently holds the Series 24 exam license and has held the Series 3, Series 7, Series 34, Series 63 and Series 65 exam licenses.
Mr. Mallon also created and runs the popular Hedge Fund Law Blog which focuses on legal issues that impact the hedge fund community. The site is consistently recognized as one of the most important hedge fund legal publications on the internet. Bart lives in San Francisco and enjoys running (half-marathons) and golf.
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Stephen Massocca, Managing Director, Wedbush Equity Management
Bio to come...
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Erik Mayo, Partner, Fintan Partners
Mr. Erik Mayo is a founding partner and Co-Portfolio Manager of Fintan Partners. Prior to joining Fintan, from 2003 to 2005, Mr. Mayo served as an Investment Associate of Stanford Management Company. In his capacity as an Investment Associate of Stanford Management Company, Mr. Mayo served under the direction of Mr. Klikoff. Prior to joining Stanford Management Company, from 1999 to 2003, Mr. Mayo served as a Systems Analyst of Lazard Asset Management. He began his professional career in 1998 at Bankers Trust (now Deutsche Bank), with a focus on risk management and trading systems. Mr. Mayo received a B.S. in Economics with concentrations in Finance and Management Information Systems from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in 1998.
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Rachel Minard, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Minard Capital
Rachel Minard is the Founder and CEO of Minard Capital LLC, a global institutional marketing intelligence and asset raising firm based in San Francisco and New York City. Before building Minard Capital, Rachel built and managed global institutional investment businesses for twenty years, including twelve years building fund of hedge fund firms, notably Cadogan Management and Corbin Capital Partners. Raising over $10 billion in the course of her career, Rachel started her marketing career in 1991 after her first company was hired to build the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. Rachel holds a B.A. in journalism with honors from Northeastern University with notable distinction as a Wesley W. Marple Distinguished Lecturer by the university. She serves on several-high profile advisory boards, has won numerous industry awards for institutional marketing and is a member of the Investment Sub-Committee of the Westover School Endowment. She is also a frequent keynote at industry conferences including appearances on NPR, TEDsf and CNBC. Her first book, Speaking in Thumbs: The Handbook of Empathy is due next Fall 2013.
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Bill Mulligan, Managing Partner, CEO, Cordium US
Bill Mulligan is the Managing Partner and CEO of Cordium US.
Cordium was formed by the merger of The IMS Group, HedgeOp
Compliance and EvenWheel in January of 2012. Cordium is a marketleading
provider of regulatory compliance consulting services and
software to the asset management and securities industries. Cordium
has offices in New York, San Francisco, Boston, London and Hong Kong.
The global firm has over 100 employees and services over 800
investment management businesses around the world.
Prior to founding HedgeOp Compliance in 2001, Bill was an associate
in the Investment Management Group of Seward & Kissel LLP for
almost six years.
Bill received a JD degree from Cornell Law School in 1995 and a BA
from Boston University in 1991 and is certified as an Investment
Adviser Certified Compliance Professional (IACCPsm) by National
Regulatory Service's Center for Compliance Professionals.
Bill is a frequent speaker at industry events and panels and has
previously served as Chairman of the Board of Managers of the
Alternative Investment Compliance Association.
Bill and his wife Kim live with their sons, Dylan and Alexander, in San
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