Corbett: “Jen will play an important role as we look to increase understanding of hedge funds and alternative investments and how our industry supports retirees, students, and charitable foundations in all 50 states.”
WASHINGTON, DC – Managed Funds Association (MFA), the trade association for the hedge fund and global alternative investment industry, announced today that Jennifer Deci will serve as Vice President, U.S. Government Affairs. Prior to joining MFA, Deci served as Senior Counsel to Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-ID) on the Senate Finance Committee.
“Jen’s depth of congressional affairs experience and knowledge of the financial services industry makes her an outstanding addition to MFA,” said Bryan Corbett, President and CEO of Managed Funds Association. “Jen will play an important role as we look to increase understanding of hedge funds and alternative investments and how our industry supports retirees, students, and charitable foundations in all 50 states. We’re glad to welcome her to the MFA team as we communicate the industry’s value to policymakers.”
Before joining the Senate Finance Committee, Deci was a senior professional staff member for Sen. Crapo on the Senate Banking Committee. She previously worked as a professional committee staff member for Chairman Richard Shelby when he chaired the Senate Banking Committee. Deci graduated from the University of Alabama and holds a law degree from the Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law.
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 $4.1 trillion (Q1 2021). 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. www.managedfunds.org.