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MFA Network 2022 - Advisory Councils

January 24, 2022 - January 26, 2022
Loews Miami Beach Hotel Miami Beach, FL

Institutional Investors

Darrel Pfeifauf

Vice President of Hedge Funds & Risk
Advocate Aurora Health

Marcus Frampton

Chief Investment Officer
Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation

Alissa Shipper

Director, Public Markets
Bayshore Global Management

Joe Ragsdale

Senior Manager- Investments
The Boeing Company

Mario Therrien

Head of Investment Funds and External Management
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Carrie Lo

Portfolio Manager
California State Teachers Retirement System

Nicholas Cormier

Portfolio Manager, External Portfolio Management, Capital Markets & Factor Investing
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Kim Lew

Chief Investment Officer
Columbia University

Susan Ridlen

Chief Investment Officer and Assistant Treasurer
Eli Lilly and Company

Ryan Abrams

Senior Portfolio Manager
Exelon Corporation

Katherine Molnar

Chief Investment Officer
Fairfax County Police Officers Retirement System

Austin Cooley

Director of Asset Allocation and Research
Fire and Police Pension Association of Colorado

Harshal Chaudhari

Chief Investment Officer
General Electric

Joseph Veeneman

Director of Multi-Asset Strategies
IBM Retirement Funds

Joe Tolen

Director of Multi-Asset Strategies
Indiana Public Retirement System

Fangyi Liu

Senior Portfolio Manager, Public Market Alternatives
Investment Management Corporation of Ontario

Carlos Rangel

VP and Chief Investment Officer
Kellogg Foundation

Andrew Chen

Portfolio Manager
Lockheed Martin Investment Management Company

Andrew Palmer

Chief Investment Officer
Maryland State Retirement and Pension System

Phillip Titolo

Head of Direct Private Investments, Portfolio Manager, Alternatives Investment Management
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company

Daniel J. Quigley

Senior Investment Manager
Bureau of Investments
Michigan Department of Treasury

Jason Sammet

Managing Investment Officer
Missouri State Employees Retirement System

Jae Yoon

Chief Investment Officer
New York Life Investment Management

Adri Chaikin

Managing Director, New York Presbyterian Hospital

Andreas Dische

Senior Investment Officer
Opportunistic and Credit Investments
New York State Common Retirement Fund

Mohamed Elkordy

Senior Investment Officer, Private Credit & Opportunistic Investments
New York State Common Retirement Fund

David Ross

Managing Director, Capital Markets Group

Joe Cullen

Chief Investment Officer
Penn State University

Michael Nicks

Director of Investments
Pepperdine University

Amit Thanki

Senior Investment Officer
San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association

David Francl

Managing Director, Absolute Return
San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System

Alison Romano

Deputy Chief Investment Officer
State Board of Administration of Florida

Trent Webster

Senior Investment Officer – Strategic Investments
State Board of Administration of Florida

Derek Drummond

Funds Alpha Manager
State of Wisconsin Investment Board

Brian Payne

Portfolio Manager
Teachers’ Retirement System of the State of Illinois

Joel Hinkhouse

Director, External Public Markets
Teacher Retirement System of Texas

TJ Carlson

Chief Investment Officer
Texas Municipal Retirement System

Charles Van Vleet

Assistant Treasurer, Chief Investment Officer of Pension Investments
Textron Inc.

Tarik Serri

Senior Director, Hedge Funds & Alternative Investments
Trans-Canada Capital 

Jeremy Heer

Senior Portfolio Manager
University of Chicago

Brian Neale

Vice President of Investments
University of Nebraska Foundation

Sam Gallo

Chief Investment Officer
University System of Maryland Foundation, Inc.

Tony Caruso 

Senior Director, Hedge Fund Investments
The University of Texas/Texas A&M Investment Management Company

Anders Hall

Vice Chancellor for Investments and Chief Investment Officer
Vanderbilt University

Ross Kasarda

Director of Risk Management and Risk Based Investment Strategies
Virginia Retirement System

Collette Chilton

Chief Investment Officer
Williams College

Sam Masoudi

Chief Investment Officer
Wyoming Retirement System


David Sheng

Senior Portfolio Advisor

Chris Walvoord

Partner, Global Head of Hedge Fund Research

Toby Goodworth

Managing Director, Head of Liquid Markets

Meisan Lim

Director, Uncorrelated Hedge Fund Research
Cambridge Associates

Chris Solarz

Managing Director
Cliffwater, LLC

Anthony M. Novara 

Principal, Research Director – Global Hedge Fund Strategies & Capital Markets
Fiducient Advisors

Sean McChesney

Vice President Hedge Strategies
Fund Evaluation Group, LLC

David Sancewich

Principal, Consultant
Meketa Investment Group

Paul Kreiselmaier

Director, Hedge Funds
Verus Investments

Sara Rejal

Senior Director, Investments

Jamie Gnall

Vice President, Alternatives Research and Advisory
Wilshire Associates