ALTSTX is an education-focused alternative investment event designed to bring the investor community together for dialogue and discussion on the most relevant topics facing investors and managers today.
ALTSTX is developed and led by CFA Society Dallas/Fort Worth and the CAIA Association and is a hot spot for those seeking the very latest in alternative investment news and developments. ALTSTX is specifically designed to provide relevant, education-focused content for individuals who manage, advise, allocate to, or oversee alternative investments. With leading allocating and management firms, the agenda will include topics such as global asset allocation, risk management, private markets, private credit, real assets, energy, private equity, hedge funds, crypto and more.
J. Kyle Bass, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Conservation Equity Management
J. Kyle Bass is a Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Conservation Equity Management, an environmental sustainability private equity firm founded in 2021. Bass is an avid landowner and conservationist in the state of Texas since 2003. He is also the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Hayman Capital Management, an investment manager of private funds focused on global event-driven opportunities.
Mr. Bass is a Life Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and
the recipient of the 2019 Foreign Policy Association Medal for his responsible
internationalism. Mr. Bass has testified as an expert witness before the U.S.
House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, and the Financial Crisis Inquiry
Commission. He is also the former Chair of the Risk Committee of the Board of
Directors of the University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO),
which manages approximately $65 billion.
Bass is an Advisory Board member of the Hudson Institute's China Center, an Executive Advisory Board member of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, and an Investment Advisory Board member to RIA NewEdge Wealth. He also serves on the boards of the Texas Wildlife Association Foundation, Texas Department of Public Safety Foundation, Melinda’s Foods, and The Quad Fund.
Kenneth A. Hersh, President and Chief Executive Officer, George W. Bush Presidential Center
Since 2016, Ken Hersh has served as President and CEO of the George W. Bush Presidential Center which houses the George W. Bush Library and Museum and the George W. Bush Institute.
In 1988, he co-founded NGP Energy Capital Management, one of the nation’s largest natural resources private equity firms. Until 2016, he served as CEO of the firm, investing over $12 billion, earning a 27- year 30% annualized rate of return, making it one of the nation’s leading private investors.
Additionally, Ken manages his family investment office that invests across numerous industries. He sits on numerous corporate and not for-profit boards, including the Texas Rangers Baseball Club. He sits on the Board of Overseers of the Hoover Institution, the Deans Council of the Harvard Kennedy School and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
He is an active philanthropist through the efforts of The Hersh
Foundation both in his community and around the country.
In 2023, his book, The Fastest Tortoise: Winning in Industries I Knew
Nothing About, was released which chronicles lessons evolving from
his business and personal experiences.
Chad Hutchinson, Partner, Arctos Partners
Chad Hutchinson is a Partner of Arctos Partners. Mr. Hutchinson directs the Firm’s investment strategy, sourcing, executing and managing investments with a focus on Arctos Sports Partners.
Prior to joining Arctos Partners, Mr. Hutchinson was a Managing Director at Sixth Street, a global investment firm operating across nine platforms including growth investing, adjacencies, direct lending, fundamental public strategies, infrastructure, special situations, agriculture and par liquid credit. At Sixth Street, Mr. Hutchinson built the agriculture business from an idea to a dedicated platform with its own dedicated fund. Mr. Hutchinson managed the sourcing, partnerships, deal execution and operations of the agricultural fund. In addition, Mr. Hutchinson was responsible for sourcing, underwriting, and execution of other opportunistic investments in specialty finance, growth equity and structured solutions.
Prior to Sixth Street, Mr. Hutchinson co-founded private investment fund Wakestorm Capital in 2008. Mr. Hutchinson was responsible for deal sourcing, underwriting, execution, and asset management of distressed/stressed loans. Mr. Hutchinson helped develop investable strategies to clean up banks’ balance sheets coming out of the global financial crisis.
Before starting his finance career in 2006, Mr. Hutchinson had an 8-year professional sports career. Mr. Hutchinson began his career pitching for the St. Louis Cardinals organization from 1998 – 2001. Mr. Hutchinson transitioned to football playing for the Dallas Cowboys in 2002 and 2003 and the Chicago Bears in 2004 and 2005.
Natalie Jenkins Sorrell Deputy Chief Investment Officer Employees’ Retirement Fund (EFR) of the City of Dallas
Brian Neale Chief Investment Officer University of Nebraska Foundation
Dotti Reeder Manaing Director, Client Advisory Team Tolleson Wealth Management
Ryan Wagner Chief Investment Officer Dallas Police & Fire Pension System
Michael Beck Partner, Managing Director Beacon Pointe Advisors
Dhruv Maniktala Chief Investment Officer True North Advisors
Victoria Greene Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer G Squared Private Wealth and 6 Degrees Wealth
Douglas Hanly Chief Investment Officer Louisiana State Police Retirement System (LSPRS)
Leslie Gunawan Managing Director, Wealth Management UBS Private Wealth
Kirk Sims Managing Director, Head of Emerging Manager Program Teachers Retirement System of Texas
Bryan Hedrick Portfolio Manager, Retirement Funds Dallas Fort Worth Airport Pension
Ken Shoji Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer View Capital Partners
Justin Holm Director of Operational Due Diligence UTIMCO
David Sawyer Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer Legacy Knight : Multi-Family Office
Olivia Cogan Newell Investment Principal Partners Capital Investment Group
Adam Recker Managing Director, Head of Equities The Mather Group
Ashley Baum Managing Director, Head of Special Opportunities Teacher Retirement System of Texas
Mark Wade Managing Director - Investment Strategies CAZ Investments
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