MFA Announces Nora Richardson as Director, Membership Development
August 4, 2021
Corbett: “Nora will be central to our efforts to grow our membership and expand our programs, helping our members create value for their investors—pensions, foundations, and endowments—and benefit millions of Americans 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 Nora Richardson has joined the organization as Director, Membership Development. Richardson comes to MFA from Bank of America Securities, where she served as a Director in the Prime Brokerage Business Consulting team.
“Nora is a talented and innovative professional with more than a decade of hands-on alternative investment industry experience,” said MFA Chief Commercial Officer Brooke Harlow. “She has a deep understanding of the fund manager and allocator communities and her operating expertise on the sell-side will be a tremendous asset to our association.”
“We are excited to welcome Nora to our growing team,” said MFA President and CEO Bryan Corbett. “Nora will be central to our efforts to grow our membership and expand our programs, helping our members create value for their investors—pensions, foundations, and endowments—and benefit millions of Americans in all 50 states.”
Richardson has more than thirteen years of experience serving equity, multi-strategy, and quantitative hedge funds of various sizes from new launches and emerging managers through to institutionalized funds. She worked for Bank of America in both London and New York, helping hedge fund clients improve and manage operations and develop ESG strategies. Richardson graduated with honors from Fairfield University with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and economics.
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 $4.3 trillion (Q2 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.