MFA Announces Erin Galipeau as Vice President, Senior Counsel
May 19, 2021
Corbett: “Erin’s extensive experience and impressive expertise will be a vital asset to MFA’s regulatory affairs efforts.”
WASHINGTON, DC – Managed Funds Association (MFA), the trade association for the hedge fund and global alternative investment industry, today announced Erin Galipeau joined the organization as Vice President, Senior Counsel. Galipeau comes to MFA from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), where she served as an examination manager in the Division of Examinations. In this role, Galipeau oversaw examinations of investment advisors and investment companies.
“Erin’s extensive experience and impressive expertise will be a vital asset to MFA’s regulatory affairs efforts,” said Bryan Corbett, President and CEO of Managed Funds Association. “We look forward to having her in this important role as we advocate for the industry before policymakers and demonstrate the industry’s positive impact on everyday Americans, including retirees, college students, and those benefiting from charitable organizations.”
Prior to joining the Division of Examinations, Erin was a special counsel in the Office of Chief Counsel of the Division of Trading and Markets at the SEC, where she specialized in broker-dealer regulatory issues and crowdfunding initiatives under the JOBS Act.
Erin earned a B.A. from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a J.D. from American University Washington College of Law. She is a member of the D.C. and Maryland bars.
About the Global Alternative Investment Industry
The global alternative investment industry, including hedge funds, managed futures and private investment firms, has assets under management of approximately $3.7 trillion. The industry serves thousands of public and private pension funds, charitable endowments, foundations, sovereign governments, and other global institutional investors by providing portfolio diversification and risk-adjusted returns to help meet their funding obligations and return targets.
About the Managed Funds Association
Managed Funds Association (MFA) represents the global alternative investment industry and its investors by advocating for regulatory, tax, and other public policies that foster efficient, transparent, and fair capital markets. MFA’s more than 130 member firms collectively manage nearly $1.6 trillion across a diverse group of investment strategies. Member firms help pension plans, university endowments, charitable foundations, and other institutional investors to diversify their investments, manage risk, and generate attractive returns over time. MFA has a global presence and is active in Washington, London, Brussels, and Asia, supporting a global policy environment that fosters growth in the alternative investment industry. www.managedfunds.org