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.

Global Presence: Regional Chapters

South America (Latin America)

All South America

Europe

Asia

Hong Kong

United Arab Emirates

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

Partner, N1 Investments

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

COO, Warshaw Asset Management, LLC

Paul Gray

HFA Board of Directors

Founder & CEO, Ironhold Capital Management

Rob Hartnett

HFA Board of Directors

Partner / Asset Management Group Tax Leader, FORVIS

Alice Lyu

HFA Board of Directors

Head of China Practice, ComplianceAsia

Bo Megginson

HFA Board of Directors

Managing Partner, Gold Coast Angel Investors

Krista Oldfield

HFA Board of Directors

Investor Relations, I Squared Capital

Alexander Reyes

HFA Board of Directors

Partner, Citrin Cooperman

Nick Tootle

HFA Board of Directors

Principal, Kaufman Rossin

Richard Westmark

HFA Board of Directors

Managing Member & CIO, Triple V Management, LLC

HFA Committees

Executive Committee

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

Partner, N1 Investments

Sports & Entertainment Committee

Chris Jones

Chairman, HFA Sports & Entertainment Committee

CEO, Heart of an Athlete LLC

Academic Committee

Jannis Meindl

HFA Student Leader

Rahul Shah

HFA Student Leader

Digital Assets Committee

Shalin Madan

Chairman, HFA Digital Assets Committee

Co-Founder, Formidium

Sponsorships Committee

Deirdre Brennan

Chair, HFA Sponsorships Committee

Founder, Hillgate Media

Partnerships Committee

Rajpal Arulpragasam

HFA Board of Directors

COO, Warshaw Asset Management, LLC

Nick Tootle

HFA Board of Directors

Principal, Kaufman Rossin

Private Equity & Venture Capital Committee

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