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. View HFA Bylaws.

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)

Asia

Hong Kong

Australia

HFA Board of Directors & Officers

Mitch Ackles

HFA Global President

CEO, Hedge Fund PR

Tony Acquadro

HFA Global Vice President

Managing Director, BroadRiver Asset Management

Deloris Dunk-Vickers, CPA

HFA Global Treasurer

Director, Katz, Sapper & Miller

Lauri K. Goodwyn

HFA Global COO

Counsel, Seward & Kissel LLP

Josh Stone

HFA Board of Directors

Founder and Principal, FundsLawyer PLLC

Rajpal Arulpragasam

HFA Board of Directors

Chief Operating Officer, Pavise Capital Management LLC

Pamela Brylski

HFA Board of Directors

Director, Blackrock

Jill Calton

HFA Board of Directors

EVP-Director Alternative Investments, UMB Fund Services

Camille Clemons

HFA Board of Directors

Executive Director, Cohen & Company

Suzanne J. Currie

HFA Board of Directors

Senior Vice President, Celadon Financial Group, LLC

Jennifer Keeney

HFA Board of Directors

Director of Operational Due Diligence, BNY Mellon Wealth Management

James L. Koutoulas, Esq.

HFA Board of Directors

Founder, Typhon Capital Management

Amy S. Lawrence

HFA Board of Directors

Vice President & Private Client Advisor, Bank of America Private Bank

Alice Lyu

HFA Board of Directors

Head of China Practice, ComplianceAsia

Gary Markham

HFA Board of Directors

Chief Executive, aXpire Fund Solutions

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

HFA Committees

Academic Committee

Pamela Brylski

HFA Board of Directors

Director, Blackrock

Cybersecurity Committee

Logan Wolfe

Chair, HFA Cybersecurity Committee

Global CEO, Wembley Partners

Keith Diamond

HFA Committee Member

Senior Vice President, SS&C ALPS Alternative Investment Services

Rajneesh Sethi

HFA Committee Member

Principal, Professional Services – Advisory Services at Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Digital Assets Committee

James L. Koutoulas, Esq.

HFA Board of Directors

Founder, Typhon Capital Management

Brice Wilson

HFA Committee Member

Chief Operating Officer and Global Head of Asset Management, XBTO Group

Family Office Committee

Gary Markham

HFA Board of Directors

Chief Executive, aXpire Fund Solutions

Jamil French

HFA Committee Chair

Founder & CEO, ARCHE INVESTMENTS

Sponsorships Committee

Camille Clemons

HFA Board of Directors

Executive Director, Cohen & Company

Sarah Colvin

HFA Committee Member

Founder & CEO, EPL Advisors LLC

Danielle Malecek

HFA Committee Member

Technology & Data Strategist, Zencos Consulting

Partnerships Committee

Rajpal Arulpragasam

HFA Board of Directors

Chief Operating Officer, Pavise Capital Management LLC

Nick Tootle

HFA Board of Directors

Principal, Kaufman Rossin

Philanthropy Committee

Jill Calton

HFA Board of Directors

EVP-Director Alternative Investments, UMB Fund Services

Suzanne J. Currie

HFA Board of Directors

Senior Vice President, Celadon Financial Group, LLC

Emily Slocum

HFA Board of Directors

Global Head of Client Services, GQR Global Markets

Private Equity Committee

Jennifer Keeney

HFA Board of Directors

Director of Operational Due Diligence, BNY Mellon Wealth Management

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

Martin Cornish

HFA UK Regional Director

Partner, MJ Hudson

James L. Koutoulas, Esq.

HFA Board of Directors

Founder, Typhon Capital Management

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

Venture Capital Committee

Bo Megginson

HFA Board of Directors

Managing Partner, Gold Coast Angel Investors