The CHFA’s strength has come from adding talented, committed individuals to our Board of Directors and in keeping with this tradition we are pleased to welcome Lauri Martin Haas as our newest Board member.
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 16, 2016
The Board of Directors of the California Hedge Fund Association (CHFA) has elected Lauri Martin Haas, founder of PRISM LLC, to become a Director on the Board. Haas founded PRISM LLC in 2009, a hedge fund advisor that provides operational due diligence services to institutional investors. She has significant experience evaluating operational risk at hedge funds, private equity funds, fund administrators, and banks. Since 1995, she has participated in over 2,000 extensive private fund due diligence reviews managed across the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, and has evaluated operations at hundreds of other financial companies. Prior to launching PRISM, she worked in the fund of funds and private banking industry from 2001 to 2009 at Union Bancaire Privee (UBP), overseeing their global operational due diligence efforts on several billion dollars in hedge fund allocations.
Haas holds a BS degree in accounting with honors from the State University of New York at Albany (1995). She earned a CPA license in the state of New York (1998) and a Financial Risk Manager certification with the Global Association of Risk Professionals (2002).
“The CHFA’s strength has come from adding talented, committed individuals to our Board of Directors and in keeping with this tradition we are pleased to welcome Lauri Martin Haas as our newest Board member. The depth of experience she brings to our organization in the area of operational due diligence in the alternative investment management industry is tremendous and our members will be well served by her involvement,” said Jason Gerlach, CHFA President, and CEO and Managing Partner of Sunrise Capital Partners.
Haas currently leads the CHFA Best Practices Committee, which works to identify best practices trends as they develop and evolve across the alternative assets industry and bring this information to the CHFA community in a meaningful way through webinars, round tables and white papers.
ABOUT THE CHFA: The California Hedge Fund Association is a non-profit, member based organization founded in 2010 to foster the growth and development of the alternative investment community in California through advocacy of sound business practices, events, resources and educational programs. The CHFA is comprised of over 1,200 members. For more information, visit: http://www.calhedgefund.org