About HFA

The Hedge Fund Association, HFA, is an International not for profit industry trade and nonpartisan lobbying organization devoted to advancing transparency, development and trust in alternative investments. HFA’s global presence spans 5 continents and over 14 countries. 

Membership in HFA includes hedge fund, private equity, venture capital, real estate and wealth management firms, family offices, private banks, broker-dealers, funds of funds, pension funds, endowments and foundations, high net worth individuals, allocators, and service providers including prime brokers, administrators, custodians, auditors, lawyers, risk managers, technologists and third-party marketers.

Hedge Fund Association members benefit in a variety of ways. Among the advantages of being an HFA member:

  • Member pricing for events featuring valuable content plus business development for investors, managers and service providers.
  • Global access to industry leaders – HFA chapters across 5 continents including North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
  • Discounts to a variety of hedge fund conferences around the world.
  • Opportunities to contribute thought leadership and participate in voicing industry issues.
  • A 10% discount on any event sponsorships for your firm.

Global Presence: Regional Chapters

South America (Latin America)

All South America

Europe

Asia

Hong Kong

Australia

HFA Board of Directors & Officers

Mitch Ackles

HFA Global President

CEO, Hedge Fund PR

Lauri K. Goodwyn

HFA Global COO

Counsel, Seward & Kissel LLP

Tony Acquadro

HFA Global Vice President

Managing Director, BroadRiver Asset Management

Deloris Dunk-Vickers, CPA

HFA Board of Directors

Director, Katz, Sapper & Miller

Josh Stone

HFA Board of Directors

Founder and Principal, FundsLawyer PLLC

Rajpal Arulpragasam

HFA Board of Directors

CEO, Archetype Risk Advisors, Inc.

Jagruti Bhikha

HFA Board of Directors

Founder & CEO, RiseTogether.VC

Jill Calton

HFA Board of Directors

EVP-Director Alternative Investments, UMB Fund Services

Camille Clemons

HFA Board of Directors

Executive Director, Cohen & Company

Jennifer Keeney

HFA Board of Directors

Director of Operational Due Diligence, BNY Mellon Wealth Management

Alice Lyu

HFA Board of Directors

Head of China Practice, ComplianceAsia

Bo Megginson

HFA Board of Directors

Managing Partner, Gold Coast Angel Investors

Alexander Reyes

HFA Board of Directors

Partner, Citrin Cooperman

Emily Slocum

HFA Board of Directors

Global Head of Client Services, GQR Global Markets

Nick Tootle

HFA Board of Directors

Principal, Kaufman Rossin

Richard Westmark

HFA Board of Directors

Managing Member & CIO, Triple V Management, LLC

HFA Committees

Cybersecurity Committee

Keith Diamond

HFA Committee Member

Managing Partner, TrustServe

Family Office Committee

Jamil French

HFA Committee Chair

Founder & CEO, ARCHE INVESTMENTS

Gary Markham

HFA Committee Member

Chief Executive, aXpire Fund Solutions

Partnerships Committee

Rajpal Arulpragasam

HFA Board of Directors

CEO, Archetype Risk Advisors, Inc.

Nick Tootle

HFA Board of Directors

Principal, Kaufman Rossin

Private Equity & Venture Capital Committee

Zack Ellison

HFA West Coast Regional Director

Managing General Partner and CIO, Applied Real Intelligence (“A.R.I.”)

Jennifer Keeney

HFA Board of Directors

Director of Operational Due Diligence, BNY Mellon Wealth Management

Bo Megginson

HFA Board of Directors

Managing Partner, Gold Coast Angel Investors

Alexander Reyes

HFA Board of Directors

Partner, Citrin Cooperman

Regulatory Committee

Mitch Ackles

HFA Global President

CEO, Hedge Fund PR

Lauri K. Goodwyn

HFA Global COO

Counsel, Seward & Kissel LLP

Josh Stone

HFA Board of Directors

Founder and Principal, FundsLawyer PLLC

Nick Tootle

HFA Board of Directors

Principal, Kaufman Rossin

Simon Riveles

HFA Committee Member

Principal, Riveles Law Group

Mark Shaw

HFA UK Regional Director

Partner, Wildgen S.A.

Gary Smith

HFA Committee Member

Partner, Loeb Smith