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Hedge Fund Association

March 14, 2016 09:35 ET

Hedge Fund Association Appoints New Midwest Chapter; Co-Directors Lisa Tamburini and John Maddente

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - March 14, 2016) - The Hedge Fund Association ("HFA"), a leading global non-profit trade and nonpartisan lobbying organization, proudly announces two U.S. regional leadership appointments to enhance its growing Midwest presence. HFA's board of directors has appointed Lisa Tamburini and John Maddente as Co-Directors of HFA's Midwest region, where they will organize educational and networking events in Chicago, Milwaukee and additional locations.

"Our expanding calendar of 2016 symposiums in Chicago is already strengthened by the teamwork of Lisa Tamburini and John Maddente, demonstrated by HFA's successful January hedge fund marketing program and the upcoming March 16th symposium Women in Hedge Funds," said Mitch Ackles, HFA President. "We are delighted to have these two highly regarded industry executives join our team." 

Lisa Tamburini, HFA's Midwest Co-Director, is the Chief Compliance Officer for RMB Asset Management and Legal Counsel for RMB Capital in Chicago. Lisa is also a Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Paralegal Studies at Loyola University Chicago. Ms. Tamburini earned a JD from DePaul University College of Law and a BA in Political Science from Western Illinois University. "On behalf of HFA, I look forward to initiating new industry relationships and helping create events that educate and connect our existing and potential members," said Lisa Tamburini.

John Maddente, HFA's Midwest Co-Director, is a Director with accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly, leading national growth initiatives in the capital markets, banking and insurance sectors. Based in Baker Tilly's Milwaukee, WI office, John has 25 years of experience at professional advisory firms. He earned an MS, Management from Cardinal Stritch University and a BA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. "I am honored to serve in this expanded leadership role for HFA and eager to collaboratively develop high caliber member programs in multiple locations across our region," noted John Maddente.

About The Hedge Fund Association

The Hedge Fund Association, HFA, is a leading global nonprofit trade and nonpartisan lobbying organization devoted to advancing transparency, development, education and trust in alternative investments. HFA's global presence spans 5 continents. Membership in HFA includes hedge fund firms, global financial institutions with hedge fund offerings including private banks, asset management firms and broker dealers, investors including funds of hedge funds, family offices, public and private pension funds, endowments and foundations, high-net-worth individuals, allocators and service providers including prime brokers, administrators, custodians, auditors, attorneys, risk managers, technology firms, third party marketers and other industry consultants. To learn more please visit the

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