Committees

Make the most of your membership! Volunteer to serve on an AIMSE Committee. For more information, contact the committee chairs listed below or contact AIMSE at (703) 234-4098 or email your inqury to info@aimse.org.

 

Alternatives Committee


Chris Rae — Chair
Sorin Captial Management
TEL: (203)274-9301
Email

Tim Hill — Co-Chair
Thornburg Investments Management
TEL: (505) 467-7317
Email

Alejandra Arguello — Co-Chair
Caspian Capital LP
TEL: (212) 826-7537
Email

Outreach to alternatives segment of institutional investing industry

 

Annual Conference Committee


Chris Paolella — Chair
Perimeter Capital Management LLC
TEL: (770) 350-8709
Email

Michael Gillis — Co-Chair
Greystone Managed Investments, Inc.
TEL: (416) 309-2190
Email

Organizes the program for the Annual Conference

 

Awards Committee


Scott Kearney — Chair
Delaware Investments
TEL: (215) 255-8782
Email

Oversees nomination and selection process of Richard A. Lothrop Award and Friends of AIMSE Award

 

Canadian Committee


Kimberley Woolverton — Chair
Aberdeen Asset Management
TEL: (416) 777-5572
Email

  • Organizes the program for the AIMSE Canadian Conference
  • Board liaison
  • Membership development beyond Toronto environs (liaison with membership committee)

 

Communications Committee


Mark Robertson — Chair
Proprietary Capital, LLC
TEL: (303) 951-2515
Email

David Gallagher — Co-Chair
Granahan Investment Management
TEL: (781) 890-4412
Email

  • Oversees maintenance of the AIMSE website and social media accounts
  • Conducts media relations and legislative issues if necessary

 

Education Committee


Paul Foster — Co-Chair
Barclays Capital
TEL: (804) 775-0317
Email

Brian Crowell — Co-Chair
AQR Capital Management
TEL: (203) 742-3836
Email

Develops and organizes educational programs and initiatives for the membership

 

Fall Conference Committee



David Gallagher — Chair
Granahan Investment Management
TEL: (781) 890-4412
Email

Christine Sasse, CFA — Co-Chair
Epoch Investment Partners, Inc.
TEL: (646) 676-4028
Email

Organizes the program for the Fall Conference

 

Finance Committee


Chris Rae — Chair
Sorin Captial Management
TEL: (203)274-9301
Email

Financial oversight activities in coordination with the management firm and Executive Committee

 

Membership Committee


Kerry Dempsey — Chair
Select Equity Group
TEL: (212) 500-6147
Email

Carolyn Patton — Co-Chair
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management
TEL: (212) 454-2218
Email

  • Membership development
  • Pro-active Growth Program
  • Mentorship Program

 

Nominating Committee


Chris Newman — Chair
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.—Global Investment Services
Tel: (410)345-2207
Email

  • Vets potential Board and Executive Committee candidates
  • Oversees Board of Directors succession

 

Regional Events Committee


Greg Weissman — Chair
Putnam Investments
TEL: (617) 760-3222
Email

Holly Verdeyen — Co-Chair
Russell Investments
TEL: (312) 780-7100
Email

 


Jacqueline de Sanctis — Co-Chair
Neuberger Berman
TEL: (310) 595-9102
Email

Organizes and develops content for regional workshops and networking events

 

Strategic Planning Committee


Matthew Crowe — Co-Chair
Proprietary Capital
TEL: (303) 951-2513
Email

Mackenzie Hurd — Chair
Jennison Associates
TEL: (212) 833-0305
Email

Michael Gillis — Co-Chair
Greystone Managed Investments, Inc.
TEL: (416) 309-2190
Email

Research and development of future programs and initiatives to provide continued value to the membership and direction of the organization

 

Vendor Relations Committee


Matthew Crowe — Chair
Proprietary Capital
TEL: (303) 951-2513
Email

Chris Paolella — Co-Chair
Perimeter Capital Management LLC
TEL: (770) 350-8709
Email

Works to insure that sponsors and exhibitors receive value and recognition through their participation