Board of Directors
Erin Bellissimo, Partner & Head of Investor Relations & Human Capital at Aravt Global. Previously, Co-Founder and CIO of Linden Global Strategies, a multi family office, Founder and Executive Director of the Heilbrunn Center for Graham & Dodd Investing at Columbia Business School, and Associate at JP Morgan & Co.
Jane Buchan, Chief Executive Officer of PAAMCO. PAAMCO is a global investment management firm based in Irvine, California with approximately $9 billion in assets under management and approximately 130 employees worldwide.
Bal Das, Chairman of BGD Holdings. Previously, corporate and securities lawyer at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, co-founder of InsCap Management, a specialty finance and asset management company, and vice chairman of Kailix Investment Advisers, a New York–based investment management company.
Kathleen Powers Dunlap, Investment management industry veteran with over 30 years of experience. Most recently, Ms. Dunlap served as Chief Business Strategy Officer for Fiduciary Research and Consulting in San Francisco where she was responsible for executing FRC’s strategic business plan and was a member of FRC’s investment committee. Beginning in 1989, Ms. Dunlap spent more than a decade as a Managing Director with Barclays Global Investors in San Francisco, where she held leadership positions in sales, consultant relations and marketing.
William Goetzmann, Yale School of Management, Edwin J. Beinecke Professor of Finance and Management Studies & Director of the International Center for Finance.
Seema Hingorani, Founder and Chair of Girls Who Invest, Previously, Chief Investment Officer, Head of Public Equities & Hedge Funds for the New York City Retirement Systems, Global Director of Research at Pyramis Global Advisors, General Partner, Portfolio Manager/Senior Analyst at hedge funds Pequot Capital, Andor Capital and Mirador Capital, and Equity Analyst at T. Rowe Price.
Betty Hung, Operating Principal at Vista Equity Partners. Previously, Vice President of Portfolio Company Operations at Garnett & Helfrich Capital, Chief Financial Officer of OSIsoft, Inc., Vice President in the High Technology Group at Goldman, Sachs & Co., and member of the High Technology Investment Banking Group at Alex. Brown & Sons.
Obie McKenzie, Managing Director at Blackrock. Previously, Managing Director at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, Executive Director at UBS Asset Management and Managing Director at Chase Investors, and President and founder of McKenzie & Company, an NASD registered broker dealer.
Anna Nikolayevsky, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of hedge fund Axel Capital Management. Previously, an analyst at hedge fund Zweig-DiMenna Associates, LLC, and an analyst at Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
Larry Schloss, Former President of Angelo, Gordon & Co. Previously, was New York City Deputy Comptroller for Asset Management and Chief Investment Officer for the New York City Retirement Systems, Chief Executive Officer and co- founder of private equity firm Diamond Castle Holdings, Global Head of CSFB Private Equity, and Chairman of DLJ Merchant Banking.