EXECUTIVE TEAM
Gary Tenkman

Gary Tenkman

Chief Executive Officer

Ultimus Fund SolutionUltimus Lever Point

As Chief Executive Officer, Gary is responsible for providing strategic leadership to the company, then oversees the implementation and progress of those plans. In his role, Gary works closely with the executive management team to ensure the operational delivery of Ultimus’ client centric services and solutions.

Prior to joining Ultimus, Gary was head of North American Operations at another large fund service provider where he was responsible for service delivery for all clients in the region. During his 16 years there, he had increasing responsibilities in several different leadership positions including areas such as alternative investment fund services, European fund services, and U.S. fund services. He is an experienced leader in the fund services industry responsible for growing businesses, leading teams, operating model design and implementation, product development, relationship management and regulator interaction. Prior to that, Gary was an Audit Manager at Ernst & Young responsible for the investment management practice in the Ohio Valley area.

Gary is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and is a Certified Public Accountant (Inactive). He joined Ultimus in 2014 and has been in the financial services industry since 1990.

James Cass

James Cass

President, Ultimus LeverPoint

Ultimus Lever Point

As President of Ultimus LeverPoint, James Cass oversees the firm’s client-centric service and solutions offering. He is responsible for the development and implementation of business strategies as well as new sales growth for the private fund administration business. Jim brings over 30 years’ experience in the operations and servicing space for registered and alternative investments to the executive team.

Previously, Jim held a position at SEI Investments leading the Alternative Investment Fund Administration business as SVP and Managing Director. As Business Head, Jim was responsible for strategic product development, client service, and operational service model.

Prior to his Managing Director role, Jim served as Senior Director to the Mutual Fund Product Solution Team, responsible for SEI’s Unitized Funds Offering. In this role, Jim focused on assisting clients with strategic distribution plans and product enhancements.

After departing from SEI in 2020, Jim founded Hidden Crest LLC an Alternative Investment Services consulting firm where he assisted service providers and Private Equity firms with strategic and tactical initiatives.

Jim received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. Jim is Chair Emeritus of the Thomas Jefferson Kanbar College Advancement Council.

Mark Seger

Mark Seger

Vice Chairman & Co-Founder

Ultimus Fund Solution

As Vice Chairman, Mark is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the firm and for maintaining the high-quality standards delivered to clients. He has 30 years of industry experience working directly with clients and boards.

Prior to co-founding Ultimus in August of 1999, he was Chief Accounting Officer and Chief Operating Officer of another mutual fund service provider and registered transfer agent. During his 12 years at that company, Mark held various positions of increasing responsibilities including Mutual Fund Controller, Treasurer, Chief Operations Officer, and Chief Accounting Officer.

Prior to that, Mark was a Senior Accountant in the Audit Division of Arthur Andersen’s Cincinnati office, working primarily on financial services industry engagements, including two mutual fund complexes.

Mark is a 1984 graduate of the University of Cincinnati and is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner.

Evan Audette

Evan Audette

EVP & COO, Private Fund Services

Ultimus Lever Point

+1 847 385 2204
eaudette@ultimusfundsolutions.com

As Executive Vice President & COO, Evan oversees the day to day operations of the Ultimus LeverPoint Private Fund Solutions group. He also works closely with the management team on strategic initiatives and provides technical accounting guidance to the fund accounting team.

Evan co-founded Woodfield Fund Administration, LLC in 2005. He was instrumental in growing Woodfield from a start-up firm with three employees to a widely recognized private fund administration firm.

Prior to co-founding Woodfield in 2005, Evan served as Chief Financial Officer of a registered investment adviser which managed four hedge fund of funds. Prior to that, he was an Audit Manager at Ernst & Young in Dallas, where he was responsible for the oversight of the annual audits of more than forty private fund clients.

Evan is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas and is a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois and California (Inactive). He has been in the financial services industry since 1994.

Richard Couch

Richard Couch

EVP, Chief Financial Officer

Ultimus Fund Solution

As Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Richard is responsible for managing the organization’s financial operations, overseeing corporate accounting, financial planning & analysis, treasury management, capital planning, billing, and financial strategy.

Prior to joining Ultimus, Richard led the financial management, strategic planning and capital optimization as Chief Financial Officer of Commercial Banking at both First Citizens Bank and Santander Bank US. Richard also served the City of New York, appointed to the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the New York City Housing Authority, where he headed the financial turnaround efforts and financial stabilization of North America’s largest public housing authority. Previously Richard held leadership roles in corporate strategy, M&A, and restructuring at Neuberger Berman, Citigroup and American Express.

Richard earned an MBA from Fordham University and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Connecticut. He joined Ultimus in 2023 and has been in the financial services industry since 1992.

Kelly Ramsey Gooch

Kelly Ramsey Gooch

EVP, Client Relationship Officer, Ultimus LeverPoint

Ultimus Lever Point

kgooch@ultimusleverpoint.com

As EVP, Client Relationship Officer for Ultimus LeverPoint, Kelly Ramsey Gooch is responsible for developing relationship management strategy for Ultimus LeverPoint’s private fund business and leading day-to-day relationship management efforts for our clients.

Kelly joined Ultimus LeverPoint in October 2020 bringing with her 25 years of experience in client-facing roles within the registered and private fund administration business. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Kelly was focused on developing relationships with strategic alternative asset management clients and driving client satisfaction for a global financial services business. In addition to relationship management, Kelly’s experience includes fund administration, operations management, investor services, project management, business development, and client implementations.

Kelly received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Ramapo College of New Jersey and her Masters of Science degree in Leadership from Duquesne University. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Strategic Leadership.

Gary Harris

Gary Harris

EVP, Head of Sales

Ultimus Fund Solution

As Executive Vice President, Head of Sales, Gary is responsible for developing the sales and market strategy across the organization and managing the execution of that strategy across the various market segments for the entire suite of Ultimus solutions.

Prior to joining Ultimus, Gary was Senior Vice President and National Sales director at two other large fund service providers where he was responsible for developing and managing their business development efforts. With over 30 years of experience in the asset servicing industry, Gary has consistently developed and managed sales teams focused on delivering outsourced front, middle and back office solutions across both traditional and alternative asset management firms.

Gary is a graduate of Youngstown State University. He joined Ultimus in 2019 and has been in the financial services industry since 1990.

David James

David James

EVP, Chief Legal and Risk Officer

Ultimus Fund Solution

As Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Risk Officer at Ultimus Fund Solutions, David is responsible for the legal aspects for the company’s operations, strategic initiatives and corporate activities. He oversees the Fund Administration and Compliance teams including the overall delivery of legal services to the company’s clients, contractual matters, product development, and support to the company’s executive management team.

David has over 20 years of 1940 Act mutual fund legal experience. Prior to joining Ultimus Fund Solutions in 2018, David served as the head of the legal department at one of the industry’s largest service providers, leading a group of over 50 attorneys and paralegals that provided legal regulatory services to over 60 mutual fund complexes. David spent 15 years at this large service provider and prior to that role, he worked in the legal departments for Fidelity Investments and PNC Global Investment Servicing (US), Inc.

David has served on the NICSA Legal and Regulatory Committee and was a major contributor to an industry publication entitled “Building Investor Confidence: A Guide for Mutual Fund Boards of Directors.” He has also served on industry panels for BoardIQ, Independent Directors Council of the ICI, NICSA, State Street and Boston Financial Data Services.

David entered the financial services industry in 1997 after beginning his legal career as a trial attorney in Boston.

David holds a law degree from Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law (1995). He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from East Tennessee State University (1993). He is a member of the Massachusetts and New York Bars.

Ian Martin

Ian Martin

EVP, Chief Administrative Officer

Ultimus Fund Solution

As Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Ian works across all business lines to ensure that integration and synergy goals and activities are completed on time while meeting key financial targets. He also has executive management business line responsibilities within the Transfer Agent and Distributor.

Ian is a seasoned veteran in mutual fund processing, shareholder servicing, efficiency and quality control. Prior to joining Ultimus, Ian was Executive Vice President and led the Transfer Agent, Shareholder Servicing and Dealer Clearing Services departments at U.S. Bank Global Fund Services. He was also Chairman of the Board for Trust Advised Portfolios.

Prior to joining Fund Services, Ian was vice president and group manager of Mutual Funds and Entitlement Services department for U.S. Bank, where he oversaw all aspects of mutual funds, asset file, pricing, income, proxies and corporate actions.

Ian received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. He joined Ultimus in 2019 and has been in the mutual fund industry since 1992.

Heather Schwab

Heather Schwab

EVP, CHRO, SPHR

Ultimus Fund SolutionUltimus Lever Point

As Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, Heather is responsible for all strategic and operational HR functions across all business lines. As a member of the executive management team, she works closely with the leadership group to align and strengthen the link between people and strategy.

Prior to joining Ultimus, Heather gained extensive experience working in various positions of increasing responsibility at rapid growth portfolio companies in the IT, Apparel and HR specialty industries. This broad spectrum of past employment brings the perspectives and exposure necessary to facilitate developing leaders and empowering employees.

Heather is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and holds her Senior Professional Human Resources certification. She is also a graduate of Leadership Cincinnati and is avidly involved in the community. In her personal time, Heather enjoys reading and spending time with her husband and three young children.

Jason Stevens

Jason Stevens

EVP, Chief Technology Officer

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Jason is responsible for overseeing technology at Ultimus, including infrastructure, security, application development and data.

Prior to joining Ultimus, Jason was the head of a large service provider’s global securities and fund services application development and support team. There he managed a group of over 50 technology professionals supporting technology solutions for multiple global business lines including fund services, middle office, hedge and private equity fund services. Jason held numerous other roles of increasing responsibility in both fund accounting and information technology during his career at several large service providers in the financial services industry.

Jason received a B.S. in Finance from Bryant University in Providence, Rhode Island and his MBA from Boston University. He has extensive experience in fund servicing, both in operations and technology. Jason joined Ultimus in August 2015 and has been in the financial services industry since 1999.

Bill Strait

Bill Strait

EVP, General Counsel

Ultimus Fund Solution

Bill Strait serves as General Counsel of Ultimus Fund Solutions.

Prior to joining Ultimus, Mr. Strait practiced law at Scudder Law Firm, P.C., LLO beginning in 1992. Bill started his career as Associate General Counsel for NorthStar Financial Services Group in October 2012, before assuming the mantle of General Counsel for both Gemini and NLD in May 2014. Mr. Strait received his Juris Doctorate degree from Cornell Law School.

Bill Tomko

Bill Tomko

EVP, Head of Fund Servicing

Ultimus Fund Solution

As Executive Vice President and Head of Fund Servicing, Bill is responsible for the day to day servicing of our clients. In this role, he is responsible for managing the teams that provide high quality fund accounting, transfer agent and client relationship management services.

Prior to joining Ultimus, Bill was Managing Director and Client Service Leader at another large fund service provider where he was responsible for the employees and clients. During his nearly thirty years in the Fund Administration industry, he also held positions including Division Leader, Executive Vice President of Operations, Head of Client Services and Head of Product and Business Development. Bill’s experience includes leading teams in the United States and Europe to provide fund administration services to mutual funds, hedge funds, separate accounts and private equity funds. He began his career as an Audit Manager at Deloitte & Touche for six years.

Bill is a graduate of The Ohio State University and is a Certified Public Accountant (Inactive). He joined Ultimus in 2017 and has been in the industry since 1987.

Kevin Wolf

Kevin Wolf

EVP, Head of Fund Administration and Product

Ultimus Fund Solution

Kevin Wolf joined Gemini (now Ultimus Fund Solutions) in 2001 and currently serves as Executive Vice President, Head of Fund Administration and Product. Prior, Kevin served as the Executive Vice President of Gemini, overseeing the fund and legal administration units. Kevin also serves as an officer to certain clients of Ultimus.

Kevin started in the mutual fund industry in 1991. Prior to joining Ultimus, Kevin was an assistant vice president in the financial reporting department for Salomon Smith Barney Asset Management. There, he was responsible for the preparation of shareholder reports for over 200 mutual funds while supervising a staff of reporting specialists. Kevin’s other prior experience includes work as a mutual fund accountant for both Dean Witter (currently Morgan Stanley) and Chemical Bank (currently JP Morgan Chase).

Kevin received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Business Administration from the State University of New York at Albany.

SALES TEAM
Joe Bree

Joe Bree

SVP, Business Development

Ultimus Fund Solution

Joe Bree joined Ultimus in January 2021 as Senior Vice President, Business Development. In this role, Joe will focus on a collaborative, consultative approach to educating advisers on the comprehensive suite of services that Ultimus offers for registered commingled investment products.

Joe started his career as a mutual fund accountant in 1996 and has been focused primarily in the investment management industry with positions across the fund servicing spectrum including as Fund Accounting Team Leader, Fund Administration Manager, Financial Operations Principal, Director, Treasurer, CFO, and Senior Global Strategic Account Executive.

Joe received his BBA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Accounting and is a licensed CPA.

Nickolaus Darsch

Nickolaus Darsch

Managing Director, Business Development

Ultimus Fund Solution

Nickolaus Darsch is Managing Director, responsible for client development activities and contributing to firm growth strategies. Nick focuses on building strategic investment adviser and industry partner relationships and supports product structuring, governance, and operational design efforts. In addition, Nick leads the firm’s retail alternatives practice including interval and tender offer funds, business development companies, as well as wealth platforms. Nick joined Ultimus in July 2019 as Senior Vice President, Business Development.

Prior to Ultimus, Nick held multiple roles within SS&C Technologies (including predecessor firms DST Systems, ALPS, and Boston Financial Data Services) in sales, strategic relationship management, product, and research groups. In 2022, Nick was named to the Rising Leaders Council by the Institute of Portfolio Alternatives and previously selected as a “Rising Star” in the Asset Management industry by Fund Directions. Nick serves on various industry committees including IPA, NICSA, and ICI.

Nick received B.S. from Bentley University in Economics and Finance and an MBA from the McCallum Graduate School of Business at Bentley University.

Maureen Fitzpatrick

Maureen Fitzpatrick

SVP, Business Development

Ultimus Lever Point

Maureen Fitzpatrick is a Senior VP, Business Development focused on developing new client relationships within the private fund industry and contributing to the overall growth of the firm.

Maureen joined Ultimus LeverPoint in January 2024 bringing with her many years of experience promoting outsourced solutions for alternative investment firms. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Maureen worked for notable buy-side software development firms including DataArt and GFT. She also worked in an asset raising capacity for several hedge and commodity funds, traveling extensively throughout the US and Europe meeting with institutional investors and allocators.

Maureen received a BS degree in Business Administration (Finance) from Longwood University in Virginia.

Outside the office, Maureen enjoys kayaking, pickleball, traveling and spending time with her family and golden retriever, Maui. She works remotely from Tampa, FL after relocating from the NY/NJ area two years ago.

Mick Grunewald

Mick Grunewald

SVP, Business Development

Ultimus Fund Solution

In this role, Mick’s primary responsibility is to promote Ultimus’ high touch fund services and high-quality professionals to established and start up fund groups.

Prior to Ultimus, Mick held various business development roles at two other service providers, promoting mutual fund services. His experience includes working within the Transfer Agency, Financial Administration, and Relationship Management areas. With his knowledge of the ’40 Act space from shareholder work, to budgeting expense accruals, to participating in client board meetings, to launching new funds and navigating new regulatory and compliance requirements, he helps guide advisers through the complicated process of bringing new financial products to market.

Mick is a graduate of Ohio University. He joined Ultimus in July 2014 and has been in the industry since 1993.

Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones

Managing Director, Business Development

Ultimus Lever Point

Andrew Jones is the Managing Director, Business Development for Ultimus LeverPoint Private Fund Solutions. He joined Ultimus in April 2007, and is responsible for overseeing the promotion and sales for private fund services. Andrew works closely with the executive team to provide a client-focused approach and collaborates with other industry professionals to provide a diverse network of solutions for Ultimus clients. He works in the Chicago, Illinois office.

Before joining Ultimus, Andrew worked as Senior Vice President at Woodfield Fund Administration, LLC, where he was responsible for the development of new business, marketing, client relations, and implementations. He also served as head of Investor Services, overseeing the day-to-day operational functions for hedge funds, private equity, venture capital, real estate, and other clients.

Andrew earned a bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, and Marketing from the University of Iowa, and has been working in the financial services industry since 2007.

Charles Kennedy

Charles Kennedy

Vice President, Business Development

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Business Development, Vice President, Charlie Kennedy is responsible for developing and growing our Alternative Investment client base.

Charlie joined Ultimus LeverPoint in January of 2024, bringing with him nine years of experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Charlie worked at SS&C Technologies where he was an Associate Director of Business Development. Prior to SS&C, he started his career at Barclays Investment Bank.

Charlie received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Lafayette College.

Outside the office, Charlie enjoys cooking, golfing, and spending time with his fiancé Jenna and their dog Woody.

Kerric Kynard

Kerric Kynard

SVP, Business Development

Ultimus Fund Solution

As Senior Vice President, Business Development, Kerric focuses on developing and expanding new relationships with investment advisers and asset managers as well as offer consultative guidance to prospects and clients seeking to grow their business, with Ultimus serving as a strategic service provider.

Prior to joining Ultimus in 2024, Kerric spent the previous 8 years at ACA, formerly known as Foreside, having served primarily as a Strategic Relationship Manager. Kerric was focused on strengthening and enhancing client relationships, supporting investment advisers to both US and offshore registered funds as well as private funds. Partnering with clients by participating in board meetings, consulting on new 40 act fund launches in series trust and independent trusts as well as delivering an understanding of regulatory and compliance requirements associated with distributing funds in the US, the UK and in the US offshore markets.

In the years preceding this experience, Kerric held various management roles at other registered fund service providers. He also has experience as a mutual fund wholesaler and national account manager, as well as serving as a “gatekeeper” to mutual fund, annuity and retirement plan partners of an independent broker-dealer.

Kerric has recently returned to Georgetown University to complete his bachelor’s in arts in Liberal Studies, with a concentration in International Relations. He presently holds the Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor and Chartered Retirement Plan Counselor designations through the College for Financial Planning. He has been in the financial services industry since 1998.

Steve Scaringe

Steve Scaringe

SVP, Business Development

Ultimus Fund Solution

As SVP, Business Development, Steve is focused on building strategic relationships with investment advisers to assist them in optimizing their back and middle office operating models by leveraging Ultimus’ suite of products and services.

Prior to joining Ultimus in June 2023, Steve held various sales roles at State Street Bank within their Asset Manager Sector. Most recently, Steve was responsible for business development activities for State Street’s Global Client Division, covering institutional asset managers around the world. Expertise in end-to-end investment operations including Accounting, Administration, Custody, Treasury and Technology solutions for these financial institutions. His experience spans across a variety of investment products including registered mutual funds, ETFs, hedge funds and separately managed accounts.

Steve received a B.S. from Bentley University in Finance and Accounting and an MBA from the McCallum Graduate School of Business at Bentley University.

RELATIONSHIP MANAGERS
Jessica Chase

Jessica Chase

SVP, Relationship Management

Ultimus Fund Solution

As a Senior Vice President of Relationship Management, Jessica Chase is responsible for ongoing relationship management of select clients and development of partnership initiatives to optimize services for investment advisor clients. Jessica focuses on ensuring an understanding of client business growth objectives, facilitating service and growth expectations, and communicating current and future Ultimus business enhancements to clients.

Prior to joining Ultimus in June 2023, Jessica was Director of US Mutual Funds for the Apex Group (Atlantic Fund Services prior to the 2019 acquisition), where she managed the firm’s fund accounting, administration and transfer agency services and served as President, Principal Executive Officer and Interested Trustee for the Forum Funds Complex series trusts. Jessica started in the industry in 1994 at The Bank of New York. Jessica’s industry experience includes positions in mutual fund operations and management, process and system design and implementation, project management, client and relationship management, business development and finance at Fidelity, Forum Financial Group, Citi Fund Services and J.P. Morgan Chase.

Jessica is a graduate of the University of Maine where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in accounting in 1993.

Jordan Fletcher

Jordan Fletcher

VP, Relationship Management

Ultimus Fund Solution

As a Vice President of Relationship Management for Ultimus Fund Solutions, Jordan Fletcher is responsible for developing client relationships by working closely with clients and the service teams. Her goal is to ensure clients, no matter their size, receive top tier service

Jordan has been in the financial services industry on both the advisor and service provider side since 2009. Prior to joining Ultimus in 2022, Jordan served as Chief Operating Officer for TrueMark Investments, a startup ETF issuer, where she oversaw the firm’s operations and logistics including all initiatives related to the registration, administration, distribution, and custody. Over the course of her career, she also held various operations and client service positions at U.S. Bancorp Fund Services, most recently as Relationship manager. She has vast industry knowledge and in-depth experience with open-end, closed-end funds and ETFs.

Jordan earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, from Missouri Western State University.

Susan Hansen

Susan Hansen

SVP, Implementation and Client Services

Ultimus Fund Solution

Susan Hansen is the Senior Vice President of Implementation and Client Services for the day-to-day operations for Client Services. She ensures that each client is provided with the highest level of service and serves as an additional contact between the client and all Ultimus departments. Additionally, Susan coordinates and manages the process for new fund launches and fund conversions.

Susan, who joined Ultimus in April 2000, has over 24 years of mutual fund service and sales experience. Susan came to Ultimus from Dreyfus Service Corporation, where she worked from 1991 to 2000. During her career at Dreyfus, Susan conducted mutual fund training programs, managed the Inbound and Outbound Service and Sales Call Center and worked closely with Dreyfus’s Marketing Division on service and sales campaigns.

Susan received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from C.W. Post, Long Island University. Susan is FINRA Series 24, Series 7 and Series 63 Licensed. Susan was born in Long Island, New York where she continues to live with her husband and three children.

Todd Heim

Todd Heim

SVP, Relationship Management President, Ultimus Managers Trust

Ultimus Fund Solution

As Senior Vice President of Relationship Management for Ultimus Fund Solutions, Todd manages strategic relationships with key Ultimus clients, promoting client satisfaction and the growth of long-lasting client partnerships. He also works closely with selected prospective clients during the implementation, transition and onboarding phase of new relationships. In addition, Todd is involved in early-stage introductory meetings with prospective clients to understand theiroperational needs prior to engagement in order to work with Ultimus colleagues to design customized servicing models for new clients.

Todd has over 24 years of experience in the mutual fund servicing industry and joined Ultimus in April 2014. Prior to his time with Ultimus, Todd worked in a variety of Transfer Agency Operations roles with SAFECO Mutual Funds in Seattle, WA, at BISYS Fund Services in Columbus, OH and at Integrated Investment Services in Cincinnati, OH. After Integrated’s fund servicing business was acquired by J.P. Morgan, Todd transitioned into client service and relationship management roles with J.P. Morgan Worldwide Securities Services. Todd also worked briefly outside the industry as a Business Project Manager and Operations Production Control Manager at Vantiv in Cincinnati, OH before joining the team at Ultimus in 2014.

Todd is a graduate of Miami University and is a General Securities Representative as well as a General Securities Principal. He is a member of the Executive Board of Trustees of the Greater Cincinnati Mutual Fund Association and is a retired U.S. Navy Officer, having proudly served on active duty and in the Navy Reserves over a 28-year career.

Lisa Householder

Lisa Householder

SVP, Relationship Management

Ultimus Fund Solution

Lisa Householder is a Senior Vice President, Relationship Management for Ultimus Fund Solutions, responsible for monitoring overall client satisfaction and business initiatives. She is the main point of contact regarding mutual funds, liquid alternatives, and collective investment trusts for clients that utilize a comprehensive suite of solutions from Ultimus including fund administration, fund accounting, transfer agency, and distribution. Lisa has more than 30 years of experience in the financial service industry, and works in the Columbus, Ohio office.

Before joining Ultimus, Lisa was the Vice President of Relationship Management for Huntington Asset Services Inc. with similar responsibilities. Prior to that role, she worked for Citi Fund Services (formerly BISYS Fund Services) as Senior Vice President, Client Executive, and Vice President, Relationship Manager, respectively.

Lisa is a results-driven professional with a talent for establishing consultative and strategic business partnerships with clients, vendors, and service providers to support key initiatives. She has a diversified background in client services, project management, operations, cash control, and business development.

Lisa earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Heidelberg University. She holds a Series 6 license (officially the Investment Company and Variable Contracts Products Representative Qualification Examination) from FINRA.

Joel Lieb

Joel Lieb

SVP, Relationship Management

Ultimus Fund Solution

As a Senior Vice President of Relationship Management, Joel Lieb is responsible for ongoing relationship management of select clients and development of partnership initiatives to optimize services for investment advisor clients. Among his many responsibilities, Joel focuses on ensuring an understanding of client business growth objectives, facilitating service and growth expectations, and communicating current and future Ultimus business enhancements to clients.

Prior to joining Ultimus in July 2021, Joel was Executive Vice President of B&G Business Solutions, Inc., a boutique management consulting firm where he was responsible for business and risk management, as well as, expanding the management consulting practice for investment advisers seeking product development and operational outsourcing advice. Prior to B&G Business Solutions, Joel spent 30 years at SEI in various roles including Discretionary Investment Manager for defined contribution plans, Trust Investment Committee member for SEI Trust Company, Collective Investment Trust solutions owner, and Senior Relationship Manager for institutional investment advisers.

Joel received his bachelor’s degree in Finance from Saint Vincent College and has been in the industry since 1989. He is frequently a contributor on investment-related panels.

Larie Lydick

Larie Lydick

VP, ETFs & Mutual Fund Services

Ultimus Fund Solution

Larie Lydick, Vice President, ETFs & Mutual Fund Services, is a key ETF subject matter expert and provides guidance on all issues related to the transitions and start- ups, the street, and daily ETF operations. She is currently providing relationship and onboarding services to several ETF clients and is highly regarded in the industry. Larie’s team’s overarching goal is to advocate for ETF sponsors and mutual fund advisers by creating a culture of service and accountability that optimizes marketing efforts throughout the product’s business life cycle.

Larie has been a key contributor in formulating the firm’s strategic ETF goals and operations over the past four years. Over the past two and a half decades, she has worked in various executive-level capacities, including as Chief Operating Officer responsible for our technology development, transfer agent, and control teams. Larie has been with the firm since 1996 as a Senior Operations Manager for a former ETF strategist affiliate, CLS Investments. She graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln with a BS in Business Administration and Finance.

Brian Lutes

Brian Lutes

SVP, Relationship Management

Ultimus Fund Solution

As Senior Vice President of Relationship Management, Brian is responsible for the overall client experience in delivering Ultimus’ comprehensive suite of fund administration services and middle office solutions. He works with a diverse client base and liaises with multiple service teams including, fund administration, fund accounting, transfer agency and middle office to develop long-lasting client partnerships.

Brian has over 25+ years of experience in the financial services industry, joining Ultimus in February of 2005. He has worked in Fund Accounting, Financial Administration and Relationship Management roles during his time with the firm. Prior to joining Ultimus, he worked in fund accounting and technology areas of Integrated Fund Services and BISYS Fund Services.

Brian is a graduate of Miami University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in finance. He also earned his Masters in Business Administration from Xavier University.

Sean McLean

Sean McLean

SVP, Retail Alternatives Fund Accounting

Ultimus Fund Solution

Sean McLean is Senior Vice President of Fund Accounting for Ultimus Fund Solutions. His primary responsibilities are working with investment managers considering starting a registered alternative fund and providing expertise and oversight to the Ultimus Fund Accounting Team on these products.

Prior to joining Ultimus, Sean was Director of Fund Accounting at SS&C ALPS. During Sean’s twenty-five years at ALPS he was responsible for leading the Fund Accounting Department including NAV production, valuation, corporate actions, performance, and N-PORT. Sean’s experience includes providing fund accounting services to mutual funds, closed-end funds, ETFs, and registered alternative funds.

Sean has an accounting degree from Colorado State University and is a Certified Public Accountant (Inactive). He holds series 6, 7, and 63 licenses.

Jennifer Millenbaugh

Jennifer Millenbaugh

SVP, Senior Implementation Manager

Ultimus Fund Solution

As Senior Vice President, Senior Implementation Manager, Jennifer manages and oversees all aspects of projects dedicated to client events. Her responsibilities include coordinating all aspects of the client event and providing project management tools and disciplines for all parties, including the client, internal teams and third-party stakeholders.

Prior to joining Ultimus Fund Solutions in 2016 as part of the acquisition of Huntington Asset Services, Jennifer started in the industry in 1995, working for BISYS Fund Services/Citi Fund Services, Inc. for over 17 years with background in mutual fund operations and client relationship experience.

Jennifer attended The Ohio State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration majoring in accounting in 1995.

Matt Miller

Matt Miller

VP, Relationship Management President, Capitol Series Trust & Valued Advisers Trust

Ultimus Fund Solution

As Vice President, Relationship Management for Ultimus Fund Solutions, Matt manages strategic relationships with key Ultimus clients. He serves as the main point of contact for clients and liaises on their behalf with Ultimus fund administration and operational teams. He has a diverse set of mutual fund, ETF and collective investment trust clients that utilize the comprehensive suite of solutions offered by Ultimus.

Matt joined Ultimus Fund Solutions in 2016 with the company’s acquisition of Huntington Asset Services, where he served in various roles since 1998. Matt is also President of the Capitol Series Trust and the Valued Advisers Trust, two multi-series trusts sponsored by Ultimus. In addition he holds various officer positions with other mutual fund trusts. Throughout his career, he has worked in relationship management and served in numerous management roles within the Transfer Agent, including cash control and project management.

Matt earned a bachelor’s degree in Public Finance from Indiana University Bloomington, and his MBA from the University of Indianapolis. He currently holds the Series 6 and Series 63 securities license with FINRA.

Michael Prendergast

Michael Prendergast

SVP, ETF Senior Product Specialist

Ultimus Fund Solution

In the role of Senior Vice President, ETF Senior Product Specialist, Mike provides strategic leadership for Ultimus’ growing ETF business. He provides support to critical areas such as product development, operations and business development. Mike joined Ultimus in 2021.

Prior to joining Ultimus, Mike held senior management roles with JPMorgan Chase Bank and State Street Bank and Trust Company where he managed ETF product and technology, strategic business line development, and daily operations covering custody and fund accounting services for mutual funds, ETFs, and complex fund structures.

Mike earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Boston College. He began working in the financial services industry in 1987.

Keri Reed

Keri Reed

VP, Relationship Management

Ultimus Fund Solution

As Vice President, Relationship Manager at Ultimus Fund Solutions, Keri is responsible for the overall client experience as it pertains to the comprehensive suite of Fund Services Solutions provided by Ultimus. She works with a diverse client base utilizing multiple services including, Fund Administration, Fund Accounting, Transfer Agency, Legal Administration and Distribution.

In this role, Keri seeks to align client needs and expectations with service delivery. She is actively involved in change management and client initiatives/events, facilitates both strategic and standard client communication and serves as a point of escalation for inquiries and issues.

Keri has 20+ years of experience in the financial services industry in both operations and relationship management. Prior to joining Ultimus in December 2021, Keri was a Vice President/Account Manager with Citibank N.A. in their Securities Services division where she had very similar responsibilities. While at Citi, she also supported clients utilizing custodian services such as Domestic and Global Custody, Global Tax Services, Securities Lending and Foreign Exchange.

Keri earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Ohio University. She previously held a Series 6 and Series 63 license from FINRA.

Lori Shupak

Lori Shupak

SVP, Relationship Management

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Senior Vice President, Relationship Manager, Lori Shupak is responsible for developing and maintaining client relationships by working closely with clients and the service teams to ensure high client satisfaction levels. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Lori worked at SS&C Technologies, Inc. and Citigroup as a Relationship Manager representing institutional and middle-market private fund managers.

Lori brings over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, working in client-facing roles with senior leadership of public corporations and private market fund managers. Previous work experience includes senior management roles at The New York Stock Exchange and Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Lori has a B.A. in Business Administration from Rutgers University, and a M.B.A. in Financial Management from Pace University. She has also held Series 7 and 63 licenses.

Shannon Thibeaux-Burgess

Shannon Thibeaux-Burgess

SVP, Relationship Management

Ultimus Fund Solution

As a Senior Vice President of Relationship Management, Shannon Thibeaux-Burgess is responsible for developing and maintaining client relationships by working closely with clients and the Ultimus service teams to ensure high client satisfaction levels. Among her many responsibilities, Shannon focuses on offering asset management clients the breadth of customized services and assisting them with product expansion as needed.

Prior to joining Ultimus in July 2022, Shannon served as Head of Regulatory Services at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. in Boston, Massachusetts. Prior to that, she served as Chief Administrative Officer on the Fund Administration Legal team at State Street Bank and Trust Company. Much of her experience lies in regulatory services and board governance, which involves regular interaction with clients and trustees, and a strong working knowledge of the rules that govern ’40 Act registered products.

Shannon received her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Boston University and her master’s degree in Business Administration from Simmons University. She has been in the industry since 1998.

Paul Wahmann

Paul Wahmann

SVP, Head of Middle Office Services

Ultimus Fund Solution

Paul is responsible for the commercial execution of Middle Office Service products at Ultimus, including technology-driven product development and service model expansion aligned with the core strategic products within Ultimus’ fund services business.

Prior to joining Ultimus, Paul was a Senior Vice President and Global Product Executive at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co, responsible for Investment Operations products for Asset Managers. In this role, Paul led strategic initiatives to develop middle office product strategy and operating infrastructure, including trade management, collateral management, corporate actions, investment accounting and performance measurement services over the course of his career.

With more than twenty-five years of financial services experience, Paul is a seasoned operations leader with a proven track record of executing operational strategy and transformation, client service, resource capital management and consistency in meeting financial objectives in both U.S. and European assignments.

Paul is a graduate of Drexel University. He joined Ultimus in 2022 and has been in the financial services industry since 1992.

Erin Whyman

Erin Whyman

SVP, Relationship Management

Ultimus Lever Point

+1 518 625 1140
ewhyman@ultimusleverpoint.com

As SVP, Client Relationship for Ultimus LeverPoint, Erin Whyman is responsible for deploying relationship management strategy for Ultimus LeverPoint’s private fund business.

Erin joined Ultimus LeverPoint in May 2021, bringing with her 14 years of financial services experience on both the buy and sell side with focus on Relationship Management & Client Experience, Strategy & Process Improvement and Cross Asset Middle Office & Fund Accounting. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Erin worked at BNY Mellon where she acted as a Global Lead within Markets Client Onboarding with a focus on Foreign Exchange.

Erin received her Bachelor’s degree in Finance & Entrepreneurship from Florida State University and a Bachelors in Accounting from University of South Florida. Erin is also a Certified Public Accountant in the state of New York (inactive).

Outside the office, Erin enjoys equestrian, international travel & spending time with family.

Gail Zess

Gail Zess

VP, Relationship Management

Ultimus Fund Solution

Gail Zess is a Vice President of Relationship Management. She serves as the primary client liaison and is responsible for driving client satisfaction by delivering superior service and integrated solutions. As part of her responsibilities, Gail coordinates with internal service teams to ensure client needs are met in a timely and efficient manner. Overall, Gail focuses on understanding client business growth objectives, facilitating service and growth expectations, and communicating current and future Ultimus business enhancements to clients.

Prior to joining Ultimus in 2022, Gail served as a Relationship Manager for U.S. Bancorp Fund Services for over 30 years. Gail said, “I’m proud of the relationships that I develop with clients. It’s such a pleasure to see them grow, offer new products and services, and know that I help play a small part by making it easier for them to focus on their objectives.”

Gail holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Marketing from Concordia University. She was the recipient of the 2019 U.S. Bank Legends of Possible award – the highest honor an employee can receive.

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Doug Boyer

Doug Boyer

Vice President, Accounting Systems & Reporting

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Vice President of Accounting Systems & Reporting, Doug is responsible for providing reporting services to clients as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our clients. Doug has nearly 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, including twenty-five years in Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Accounting.

Previously, Doug worked as the Director of Investor Reporting at FD Fund Administration (FDFA), a subsidiary of Frazier & Deeter. Prior to FDFA, Doug was also the Director of Investor Reporting for a multi-billion dollar real estate family of funds, overseeing the quarterly investor reporting for seven funds with committed capital in excess of $2 billion.

Doug received a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Albright College.

George Cornick, CPA

George Cornick, CPA

Managing Director

Ultimus Lever Point

As Managing Director with Ultimus LeverPoint Private Fund Solutions, George Cornick, specializes in Private Real Estate and complex real estate structures. He has over thirty years of corporate accounting and finance experience including twenty years in real estate. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, he was a Partner with FD Fund Administration responsible for accounting and financial reporting for multiple investment funds investing through various structures in real estate joint ventures approximating $2 billion in value.

Prior to joining FD Fund Administration, he was Controller for real estate funds investing commitments in excess of $1.7 billion from individual, corporate and institutional investors and prior to that was Assistant Controller of a trust responsible for the accounting functions of a commercial real estate portfolio approximating 1.5 million square feet.

George is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Villanova University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting from Widener University.

Chris Cullison

Chris Cullison

Managing Director

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Managing Director, Chris is responsible for providing operational oversight of Private Equity and Hedge Fund clients by monitoring deliverables and solving for issues and concerns as they arise.

Chris joined Ultimus LeverPoint in January 2019 as a Vice President, bringing with him 23 years of accounting and administrative services experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Chris worked at SS&C on various 1940 Act, hedge fund and private equity products. He was a Vice President in both the Hedge Fund Services and Private Equity Administration departments overseeing several large client relationships.

Chris received his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Mount Union University.

Natasha Derby, PHR, SHRM-CP

Natasha Derby, PHR, SHRM-CP

Vice President, Human Resources

Ultimus Lever Point

+1 518 373 5512
nderby@ultimusleverpoint.com

As the Vice President, Human Resources, Natasha oversees the Private Fund Solutions Human Resources and Administrative Team, working closely with Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. She joined Ultimus LeverPoint in 2013, bringing with her extensive experience in recruitment, training, benefits administration, performance management, employee relations and compliance.

Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Natasha gained extensive experience working in various positions of increasing responsibility in Distribution and Non-Profit. Natasha holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources from The College of Saint Rose.

She received her Certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification from the Society for HR Management and is a graduate of the Capital Region Human Resource Association Leadership Program.

In her personal time, Natasha enjoys spending time with her family kayaking, boating and traveling.

Joe Donlon, CPA

Joe Donlon, CPA

Vice President

Ultimus Lever Point

+1 518 373 5558
jdonlon@ultimusleverpoint.com

As Vice President, Joe oversees teams responsible for reporting services and day-to-day operations for venture capital clients. Joe joined Ultimus LeverPoint in June 2013 as a Senior Accountant, to which his role grew as the company evolved.

Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Joe’s previous experience comes from Brunner, Blackstone & Associates, PC, a public accounting firm in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. In his role there, he mainly provided tax services for regional corporations, partnerships, and individuals, and he was involved in select audit and review engagements.

Joe received his Bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Albany and is a Certified Public Accountant. In his free time, Joe enjoys watching the Celtics, being outdoors, and rocking out at band practice with his daughter.

Derek Dvorak

Derek Dvorak

Vice President

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Vice President, Private Fund Services at Ultimus LeverPoint, Derek Dvorak is responsible for providing reporting services to private equity clients and as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our clients.

Derek Dvorak joined Ultimus LeverPoint in December 2021 through Ultimus LeverPoint’s acquisition of FD Fund Administration (FDFA), bringing with him more than a decade of accounting experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Derek was a Principal at FDFA where he helped develop the institutional client practice.

Derek Dvorak began his career at Citi Private Equity Services in New York City, where he worked within the institutional clients group.

Derek received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from William Paterson University and his Master’s degree in Professional Accounting from Seton Hall University.

Eddie Han

Eddie Han

Vice President

Ultimus Lever Point

As Vice President, Private Fund Services, Eddie Han is responsible for providing reporting services to Private Equity clients and working on our clients’ day-to-day operations.

Eddie joined Ultimus LeverPoint in October 2022, bringing with him over 15 years of accounting experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Eddie worked at Junipersquare as a Manager, Fund Accounting, where he focused on fund accounting and reporting for the firm’s private equity and real estate customers. Prior to his tenure at Junipersquare, Eddie worked at Alter Domus, serving as a Senior Fund Manager, providing fund administration services to numerous private equity clients with a focus on real estate funds.

Eddie received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Economics with an Emphasis in Accounting from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Eddie loves spending time with his wife and two children outside the office. He enjoys playing golf and being outdoors.

Rebecca Hull

Rebecca Hull

Managing Director

Ultimus Lever Point

As Managing Director, Rebecca Hull is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations, accounting and reporting services for our Private Equity clients.

Rebecca joined Ultimus LeverPoint Fund Solutions in October 2023, bringing with her over 25 years of accounting experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Rebecca worked at SEI where she held various leadership positions, most recently serving as Senior Director of Fund Accounting for the company’s hedge and private equity clients. Prior to her tenure at SEI, Rebecca held positions in public accounting at Tait Weller and in mutual fund administration at PFPC (now BNY).

Rebecca received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from The Pennsylvania State University.

Ying Liu

Ying Liu

Vice President

Ultimus Lever Point

+1 518 631 8823
yliu@Ultimusleverpoint.com

As a Vice President of a Fund Team at Ultimus LeverPoint, Ying is responsible for providing reporting services to private equity funds, and also maintains the day-to-day operations for each of her clients. She brings with her more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, including 18 years in Private Equity.

Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Ying served as Vice President at Citi Private Equity Services for more than eight years, leading multiple client engagements involving direct funds and Fund of Funds. Prior to Citi, she spent two years as a Private Equity System Consultant at Vitech System Group. There, her primary responsibility was to provide business guidance to system development and new client onboarding for Equitrak, a leading private equity software system. Ying’s private equity career started at Columbia University Endowment Fund. She was the Director of Investment Operations, leading the accounting and operations of the endowment’s Private Equity portfolio.

Ying holds a Master’s degree from Columbia Business School.

Ryan Lowe

Ryan Lowe

Vice President, Investor & Treasury Services

Ultimus Lever Point

+1 847 385 2225
rlowe@ultimusleverpoint.com

As Vice President of Investor Services and Treasury, Ryan is responsible for overseeing Investor Services and Treasury functions for private equity, venture capital and hedge fund clients. Ryan joined Ultimus LeverPoint in January 2010.

Ryan received his Bachelor’s degree in Economics and East Asian Languages and Cultures from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Outside the office, Ryan enjoys cooking, cycling, wine and spending time with his girlfriend and dog.

Alyssa Madden

Alyssa Madden

Vice President

Ultimus Lever Point

As Vice President, Accounting at Ultimus LeverPoint, Alyssa Madden is responsible for providing accounting and reporting services to Private Equity clients and as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our clients.

Alyssa Madden joined Ultimus LeverPoint in December 2021, bringing with her 15 years of accounting experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Alyssa Madden worked at SS&C Technologies where she provided accounting and reporting services for Private Equity and Hedge funds, focused across bank debt, fixed income and a multitude of derivative products.

Alyssa Madden received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Bemidji State University, with minors in Management Information Systems and Fraud examination.

Outside the office, Alyssa Madden enjoys spending time boating on the lake with her family, gardening, and traveling.

Michael McGrail

Michael McGrail

Senior Vice President

Ultimus Lever Point

+1 518 373 5521
mmcgrail@Ultimusleverpoint.com

In his current role as a Senior Vice President, Michael is responsible for financial reporting services to private equity funds, as well as working on day-to-day operations for our clients. Michael joined the Ultimus LeverPoint team in 2007 as an Staff Accountant, to which his role grew as the company evolved.

Michael received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Siena College, and received his Masters with a concentration in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Albany.

In his free time Michael enjoys playing sports and watching his favorite teams. He also has a love for cars, specifically Corvettes.

Michael McKiernan

Michael McKiernan

Vice President

Ultimus Lever Point

As Vice President, Accounting, Michael McKiernan is responsible for providing accounting and reporting services to Private Equity clients, as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our clients.

Mike joined Ultimus LeverPoint in September 2022, bringing with him over 20 years of accounting experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Mike worked at The Glenmede Trust Company where he provided accounting, reporting and investor services for Private Equity and Hedge funds and various high-net-worth client accounts. Prior to his tenure at Glenmede, Mike worked at SEI Investments Inc., most recently serving as a Director of Fund Accounting and Administration for several Hedge Fund clients.

Mike received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Johnson & Wales University, as well as a Master of Business Administration from Saint Joseph’s University.

Outside the office, Mike is an avid golfer and diehard Philadelphia Eagles fan who enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons.

Marianne Motley

Marianne Motley

Managing Director

Ultimus Lever Point

As Managing Director, Marianne overseas the Quality Control and Financial Reporting teams. The Quality Control team is responsible for the review of functional group control environments including related processes and procedures across the Ultimus LeverPoint operational teams. In addition, the Financial Reporting team is responsible for the preparation of the drafts of the annual audited financial statements for certain Ultimus LeverPoint clients.

Marianne joined Ultimus LeverPoint in August 2022 as a Senior Vice President, Quality Control, bringing with her over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Marianne was an Executive Director with Morgan Stanley where she was the Head of Business Risk Management for Alternative Investments and Insured Solutions focusing on the risk control environment, procedure and process review for both teams; and the Head of Funds Solutions for the Alternative Investments Group focusing on a key vendor relationship management, overseeing the secondary market broker process as well as providing solutions for operational process issues.

Marianne received her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a major in Professional Accounting from American University. In addition, she received a Master in Business Administration in Financial Management from Pace University.

Timothy O

Timothy O’Donnell

Senior Vice President

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Senior Vice President, Tim O’Donnell is responsible for providing reporting services to Hedge and Private Equity clients, as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our clients.

Tim joined Ultimus LeverPoint in October 2022, bringing with him over twenty-three years of varying fund accounting and administration experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Tim worked at Flow, Inc. where he was the Director of Fund Operations. Earlier experience included management of registered, hedge, and private equity teams for several fund service providers.

Tim received his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Bryant University and his Master’s degree in Finance from Suffolk University.

Outside the office, Tim enjoys activities that bring him outside such as golfing, hiking, and skiing.

Larry Popowitz

Larry Popowitz

Senior Vice President

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Senior Vice President, Larry is responsible for providing reporting services to Private Equity clients on the day-to-day operations for our clients.

Larry joined Ultimus LeverPoint in February 2023, bringing with him over 30 years of financial services and administrative services experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Larry worked at Citco where he was an Executive Vice President in the Private Equity group overseeing several large client relationships.

Larry received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Pace University.

Magdalena Prorok

Magdalena Prorok

Vice President, Operations

Ultimus Lever Point

+1 847 385 2239
mprorok@ultimusleverpoint.com

As Vice President, Operations, Magdalena is responsible for providing reporting services to Private Equity Funds, Venture Capital Funds and Real Estate clients and as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our clients. Magdalena joined Ultimus LeverPoint in June 2008.

Magdalena received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Accounting from Loyola University. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Illinois.

Outside the office, Magdalena enjoys dancing, traveling, reading and spending time with family and friends.

Frank Rainville

Frank Rainville

Vice President

Ultimus Lever Point

+1 518 631 8833
frainville@ultimusleverpoint.com

As the Director of Finance, Frank currently oversees Ultimus LeverPoint’s internal corporate finance department, and works closely with the ULP and UPFS leadership teams. He brings over 20 years of experience in corporate finance, planning and business operations.

Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint in 2018, Frank served for 10 years as CFO of Value Source International, a toy wholesale company. He previously held roles as Vice President of Merchandise Planning and Director of Finance during his 12 years at KB Toys, Inc.

Frank holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management with a concentration in Accounting from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

In his free time, Frank enjoys spending time with his family, coaching and officiating youth basketball, listening to Pearl Jam and following his favorite sports team, the Dallas Cowboys.

Bridget Reilly, CPA

Bridget Reilly, CPA

Vice President, Management Company

Ultimus Lever Point

+1 518 631 8003
breilly@ultimusleverpoint.com

As Vice President, Bridget is responsible for overseeing the Management Company Team, while providing reporting services to LeverPoint’s Management Company clients as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our clients.

Bridget joined LeverPoint in April 2019, bringing with her 19 years of accounting experience including accounting management, analytics, reporting, and client interaction experience from her years in public accounting and Chief Financial Officer roles held.

Bridget received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Ithaca College, and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.

Outside the office, Bridget enjoys volunteering in her community and spending time with her children.

David Rihner

David Rihner

Vice President

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Vice President at Ultimus LeverPoint, David Rihner is responsible for building and maintaining strong working relationships with private equity clients and overseeing the day-to-day operations of teams supporting those clients.

David joined Ultimus LeverPoint in June 2022, bringing with him over 20 years of Accounting experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, David worked at Formation Capital, LLC as a Senior Vice President where he managed all Accounting aspects of various private equity transactions including financial reporting, purchase price allocations, valuations, audits, and other special projects as needed.

David received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from William Carey University and his Master’s degree in Finance from Kennesaw State University.

Outside the office, David enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 boys, golfing, and cheering on his favorite sports teams.

Jessica Robertson, CPA

Jessica Robertson, CPA

Managing Director

Ultimus Lever Point

+1 518 631 8020
jrobertson@ultimusleverpoint.com

As Managing Director, Jessica is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of multiple teams, inclusive of Private Equity Accounting, Management Company Accounting, Treasury Services, and Investor Services. Jessica joined Ultimus LeverPoint in April 2016 as a Senior Manager, bringing with her extensive experience from the audit industry.

Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Jessica worked within the Real Estate Assurance Group at Ernst & Young. She worked with the group as lead engagement manager focusing on coordinating and executing audits of Real Estate funds and public REIT clients.

Jessica received her Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University at Albany. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.

Jessica enjoys spending time with family and friends and traveling.

Elizabeth Rodier

Elizabeth Rodier

Vice President of Investor Services

Ultimus Lever Point

As Vice President of Investor Services at Ultimus LeverPoint, Elizabeth Rodier is responsible for overseeing Investor Services for both institutional and middle-market private equity clients.

Liz joined Ultimus LeverPoint in December of 2021 by way of the acquisition of FD Fund Administration (FDFA), bringing with her 13 years of investor servicing and compliance experience. Prior to the acquisition, Liz joined FDFA in 2016 as an Investor Relations Manager responsible for managing middle-market private equity clients.

Before joining FDFA, Liz was an associate and a senior associate for an investment management company focusing in private equity, real estate and hedge funds.
Liz received her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing as well as her Master’s degree in Business Administration from La Salle University. She is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.

Outside the office, Liz enjoys gardening and spending time with her husband and two children.

Samantha Rondinelli, CPA

Samantha Rondinelli, CPA

Vice President

Ultimus Lever Point

As Vice President at Ultimus LeverPoint, Samantha is responsible for providing financial accounting and reporting services to private equity funds as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our clients.

Samantha joined Ultimus LeverPoint in December 2021, bringing with her twelve years of financial services and partnership accounting experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Samantha worked at FD Fund Administration where she provided accounting expertise to clients focused in the real estate and private equity industries. Samantha previously worked for a multi-billion dollar real estate family of funds where she was involved with the financial reporting, accounting and treasury functions.

Samantha received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Pittsburgh and her Master’s degree with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Illinois. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Pennsylvania.

Outside the office, Samantha enjoys spending time with her family and friends, experimenting with recipes in the kitchen and traveling.

Doug Rotondi, CPA

Doug Rotondi, CPA

Vice President, Tax

Ultimus Lever Point

+1 518 373 5542
drotondi@Ultimusleverpoint.com

As Vice President, Tax, Doug is responsible for overseeing Ultimus LeverPoint’s Tax Services Team. He joined the firm in 2008 bringing with him over 16 years of tax experience. Doug works closely with the Senior Vice President and Fund Team Vice Presidents to build new and existing client relationships.

Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Doug’s experience includes having at Ernst and Young in their real estate group and Boston Financial Investment Management (formerly MMA Financial), a low income housing tax credit syndicator, in their tax department. Doug earned his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Fordham University, and is a New York State Certified Public Accountant.

In his free time, Doug enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching movies, and being outdoors.

Angela Selzer, CPA

Angela Selzer, CPA

Vice President, Operations

Ultimus Lever Point

+1 847 385 2234
aselzer@Ultimusleverpoint.com

As a Vice President, Angela Selzer is responsible for providing reporting services to Private Equity Funds, Venture Capital Funds and Real Estate clients and as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our clients.

Angela joined Ultimus LeverPoint in April 2014, bringing with her 14 years of accounting experience. Angela began her career in auditing at Arthur Andersen LLP and subsequently Deloitte & Touche LLP, serving a variety of banking, finance and investment management clients. Prior to joining Utimus LeverPoint, Angela worked at Z Capital Partners LLC where she was Fund Controller to all of Z Capital’s managed funds which included private equity, credit and leveraged hedge funds.

Angela received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from Augustana College. She is also a certified public accountant, licensed in Illinois.

Outside the office, Angela enjoys watching sports and is an avid Chicago Blackhawks fan.

Vince Small, CPA

Vince Small, CPA

Senior Vice President

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Senior Vice President at Ultimus LeverPoint, Vince is responsible for overseeing reporting services provided to Private Equity and Real Estate clients, as well as day-to-day operations and relationships with our clients.

Vince has over 25 years of experience in financial services and partnership accounting, the last 15 of which were focused on Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Accounting. Vince joined the firm in 2021 as part of Ultimus’ acquisition of FD Fund Administration (FDFA).

Vince was a Partner at FDFA, a fund administrator with assets under administration of over $30B prior to its acquisition by Ultimus. Prior to joining FDFA, Vince held the position of Controller for a real estate family of funds, overseeing the accounting and reporting for several of their Real Estate partnerships with over $2 billion in commitments. Earlier in his career, he served as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for an investment advisor with over $800 million in assets under management.

Vince received both his Master of Business Administration and his B.S. in Accounting from Villanova University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania.

Richard Tyler, EA

Richard Tyler, EA

Senior Vice President

Ultimus Lever Point

+1 518 373 5541
rtyler@ultimusleverpoint.com

As the Senior Vice President of Ultimus LeverPoint, Rick oversees the Tax Services Group, providing tax services to private equity and venture capital firms, and works on day-to-day operations for our clients.

Rick joined Ultimus LeverPoint in 2008, and has over 25 years of tax experience, including over 10 years of public accounting, primarily with Arthur Andersen in Washington, D.C. where he sat as a Senior Manager and PricewaterhouseCoopers where he sat as a Tax Director. Rick’s financial services experience also includes advising public and private corporations and closely held entities in Washington, D.C. for a number of years, providing tax services, due diligence, M&A, general consulting and compliance to a large private equity/venture capital conglomerate.

Prior to his public accounting years, Rick was with General Electric Company for nearly 10 years starting out in Corporate Finance and moving into Corporate Tax. Rick was selected to go through a number of GE’s young leadership and management training programs.

Rick currently holds an EA license and has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Siena College.

Corinne Weidner, CPA

Corinne Weidner, CPA

Managing Director

Ultimus Lever Point

As Managing Director with Ultimus LeverPoint Fund Solutions, Corinne Weidner specializes in Private Equity and Venture Capital and a wide range of fund structures. Prior to joining Ultimus, Corinne was a Partner with FD Fund Administration. She has over 20 years of experience in the asset management industry.

Prior to joining FD Fund Administration, she held the position of Controller for a Seed Stage Venture Capital firm, overseeing accounting operations including financial reporting, cash management, compliance, and investor communications.

Corinne began her career spending nearly 10 years with KPMG focusing primarily on coordinating and executing audits of registered mutual fund companies and non-registered funds including investment partnerships, fund of funds, collective trust funds, and hedge funds.

She received her Bachelors of Science in Accountancy at Villanova University, where she also received her Masters of Accounting and Professional Consultancy.

Julie Wolters

Julie Wolters

Vice President, Operations

Ultimus Lever Point

+1 847 385 2214
jwolters@ultimusleverpoint.com

As Vice President, Operations, Julie is responsible for providing reporting services to Hedge Fund clients as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our clients.

Julie joined Ultimus LeverPoint in June 2008 bringing with her ten years of accounting and operations experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Julie worked at COVA Financial Services Life Insurance Company where she provided analysis and reporting on the investment portfolio and oversaw the investment accounting and operations functions.

Julie received her Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Wisconsin Whitewater.

Outside the office, Julie enjoys golfing, hiking and spending time with family.

Ingrid Begonia

Ingrid Begonia

Senior Manager

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Private Fund Services, Senior Manager, Ingrid Begonia is responsible for providing reporting services to Real Estate Funds and as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our clients.

Ingrid joined Ultimus LeverPoint in October 2021 bringing with her 13 years of tax experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Ingrid worked at SS&C Technologies Inc. where she was an Associate Director in the Private Equity Tax department.

Outside the office, Ingrid enjoys going out to eat and spending quality time with her family.

Jennifer Calabrese, CPA

Jennifer Calabrese, CPA

Director

Ultimus Lever Point

+1 518 373 5520
jcalabrese@ultimusleverpoint.com

As Director, Jennifer is responsible for providing reporting services to Ultimus LeverPoint’s Management Company clients as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our clients.

Jennifer joined LeverPoint in February 2019, bringing with her extensive experience from the public accounting industry. Prior to joining LeverPoint, Jennifer worked as a Senior Manager in the audit department of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP in Long Island and Manhattan for over 13 years.

Jennifer received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the State University of New York at Geneseo. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.

Outside the office, Jennifer enjoys traveling and spending time with friends, family, and her dogs.

Tracey Calderon

Tracey Calderon

Senior Manager, Investor Services

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Senior Manager, Investor Services at Ultimus LeverPoint, Tracey Calderon is responsible for providing reporting services to institutional and middle-market clients and as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our clients.

Tracey joined Ultimus LeverPoint in December 2021 bringing with her 22 years of private fund/investor services experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Tracey Calderon worked at Wayzata Investment Partners LLC where she held the position of Senior Paralegal, Compliance and Regulatory Services.

Tracey received her Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management from Bethel College and her Paralegal Certification from the Minnesota Paralegal Institute.
Outside the office, Tracey enjoys spending time on the water, traveling, gardening and spending time with her family.

Daniel Di Sorbo, CTP

Daniel Di Sorbo, CTP

Director, Treasury

Ultimus Lever Point

As the Director of Treasury, Daniel is responsible for providing treasury and transaction compliance services for Ultimus private equity, venture and hedge fund clients as well as working on the day-to-day client banking operations. Through relationships with 40+ banks, Daniel’s team supports the account signatory, online banking user maintenance, capital call tracking and independent transaction review functions.

Daniel joined Ultimus LeverPoint in September 2014, bringing with him 10+ years of banking and accounting experience. Prior to joining LeverPoint, Daniel worked at Golub/Price Chopper Employees Federal Credit Union where he headed the Loan Office and Member Services.

Daniel received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Technical Management with Accounting from DeVry University. Daniel is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) and maintains membership with the Association for Financial Professionals.

Outside the office, Daniel enjoys horseback riding, reading, cheering his favorite soccer team, Tottenham, and spending time with his family and two Australian Shepherds.

Steve Fites

Steve Fites

Senior Talent Acquisition Manager

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Senior Talent Acquisition Manager, Steve is responsible for full life cycle recruitment activities along with developing strategic and tactical staffing plans to effectively support the talent acquisition process for all Ultimus LeverPoint offices.

Steve joined Ultimus LeverPoint in March 2022 bringing with him over 20 years of talent acquisition experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Steve worked at SS&C Technologies where he performed talent acquisition duties for the organization.

Steve received his Bachelors’ degree in Management from Indiana University.

Steve resides just west of Indianapolis, Indiana, and outside the office, he enjoys reading, running, golfing, and spending time with family.

Keith Hartmann

Keith Hartmann

Senior Manager

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Senior Manager, Private Fund Services at Ultimus LeverPoint, Keith Hartmann is responsible for providing accounting and reporting services to private equity clients, as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our clients.

Keith joined Ultimus LeverPoint in December 2021 through Ultimus LeverPoint’s acquisition of FD Fund Administration (FDFA), bringing with him eight years of accounting experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Keith worked at FDFA where he helped develop the institutional private equity client practice.

Keith Hartmann began his career at SS&C Technologies in New York City, where he worked in the private equity group providing accounting and administration services to clients.

Keith holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Master’s degree in Accounting from Sacred Heart University.

Outside the office, Keith loves spending time with family, friends, and his Long-haired Dachshund, Riley. He enjoys traveling, golfing, snowboarding, live music, and watching football.

Feifei Huang

Feifei Huang

Director

Ultimus Lever Point

+1 518 901 8608
fhuang@ultimusleverpoint.com

As a Fund Team Director, FeiFei Huang is responsible for providing reporting services to Private Equity clients and as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our clients.

FeiFei joined Ultimus LeverPoint in April 2018, bringing with her 10 years of accounting experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, FeiFei worked at RSM and EY where she provided assurance services to various industries.

FeiFei received her Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting from Ithaca College and currently working on her MBA degree from Cornell University.

Outside the office, FeiFei enjoys traveling and spending time friends.

Nick Jaep, CPA, ABV

Nick Jaep, CPA, ABV

Senior Manager

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Senior Manager, Nick is responsible for providing valuation services to private equity clients and as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our clients
Nick joined Ultimus LeverPoint in December 2021, bringing with him 11 years of accounting experience including seven years of valuation experience.

Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Nick worked at FD Fund Administration where he provided valuation services. Nick previously worked at CohnReznick as a senior associate providing audit and attest services.

Nick received his Bachelor’s degrees in accounting and finance and his Master’s degree in accounting from Penn State. Nick is a Certified Public Accountant and holds the Accredited in Business Valuation credential granted by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

David Johnston

David Johnston

Senior Manager

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Private Fund Services, Senior Manager, David is responsible for providing reporting services to Private Real Estate Funds and working on the day-to-day operations for our clients.

David joined Ultimus LeverPoint in October 2022 bringing with him 7 years of accounting experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, David worked at SS&C where he provided end-to-end fund accounting services across Private Credit funds. Before life as an accountant, David served in the Army on active duty for 5 years as a Field Artillery soldier.

David received his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Fairfield University and his M.B.A concentrating in Finance from Boston University.

Outside the office, David enjoys staying active, playing soccer, and spending time with family.

Donlee Kessler

Donlee Kessler

Senior Manager

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Senior Manager, Accounting at Ultimus LeverPoint, Donlee Kessler is responsible for providing accounting and reporting services to Private Equity clients, as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our clients.

Donlee joined Ultimus LeverPoint in December 2021, bringing with him 18 years of accounting experience. Previously, Donlee worked at SS&C Technologies where he provided accounting and administration services to clients in the private equity space. Prior to that Donlee spent eight years as a controller for a large multi-strategy hedge fund focusing on convertible arbitrage, fixed income, private equity, event-driven, and credit disciplines.

Donlee received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Carlson School of Management – University of Minnesota, with minors in Finance and Management Information Systems.

Outside the office, Donlee enjoys golf, automotive motorsports, skiing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Lucas Markelon

Lucas Markelon

Director

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Director, Lucas is responsible for providing reporting services to Private Equity clients and as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our clients.

Lucas joined Ultimus LeverPoint in July 2022, bringing with him over twenty years in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Lucas worked at BlackRock as a Director where he managed U.S. and International financial reporting, compliance, valuations and tax for multiple private equity funds. Before that, he held Controller positions for multiple private equity investment advisors. Lucas began his career with UHY Advisors in Hartford Connecticut.

Lucas received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Eastern Connecticut State University.

Outside the office, Lucas enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Marina Migliore, CPA, CFE

Marina Migliore, CPA, CFE

Senior Manager

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Senior Manager, Marina is responsible for providing reporting services to Ultimus LeverPoint’s Management Company clients as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our clients.

Marina joined Ultimus LeverPoint in August 2020, bringing with her 12 years of accounting experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Marina was the Chief Financial Officer for Tully Rinckey. Her experience spans client facing roles in forensic accounting & auditing and financial management with private organizations.

Marina received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Siena College, her Master’s Degree in Professional Accountancy from the State University of New York at Albany, holds a New York State Certified Public Accounting License, and is an Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) designated Certified Fraud Examiner.

Outside the office, Marina enjoys nature, reading, and spending time with her family.

Nathan Moldenhauer

Nathan Moldenhauer

Senior Manager

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Fund Accounting Senior Manager, Nathan Moldenhauer is responsible for overseeing reporting services to Private Equity clients, as well as operations and relationships with our clients.

Nathan joined Ultimus LeverPoint in May 2022, bringing with him 15 years of accounting experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Nathan worked at US Bank Global Fund Services as a Director where he provided accounting and administration services to Private Equity clients.

Nathan received his bachelor’s degree in Finance and his master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin.

Outside the office, Nathan enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, camping, hiking and ultramarathoning.

Kelly Nance

Kelly Nance

Senior Manager

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Senior Manager, Kelly Nance is responsible for providing reporting services to private equity clients and as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our clients.

Kelly joined Ultimus LeverPoint in March 2021, bringing with her 10 years of accounting experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Kelly Nance worked at Stahl Cowen where she served as Director of Accounting. Prior to her experience at Stahl Cowen Kelly Nance served as Controller at Flexpoint Ford, a mid-size private equity firm in Chicago.

Kelly received her Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Robert Morris University.

Outside the office, Kelly enjoys gardening and spending time with her dogs, Gary and Trevor.

Nick O’Connor

Nick O’Connor

Director

Ultimus Lever Point

+1 518 373 5503
noconnor@ultimusleverpoint.com

As a Director, Nick is responsible for providing reporting services to Private Equity Real Estate Funds, and also maintains the day-to-day operations for each of his clients. Nick joined Ultimus LeverPoint in July 2011, to which his role grew as the company evolved.

Nick has experience in many areas of Private Equity, specifically with Real Estate Funds. In addition, Nick also has experience with Co-Investment Vehicles, and Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) structures.

Nick received both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Accounting from Siena College.

Outside of the office, Nick loves to be adventurous while traveling to foreign countries, spending time with his family, his two extra-large Newfoundland dogs, and is an avid fan of the New York Yankees and North Carolina Tar Heels basketball.

Allyson Rampe

Allyson Rampe

Senior Manager

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Senior Manager at Ultimus LeverPoint, Allyson Rampe is responsible for providing reporting services to private equity clients and as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our clients.

Allyson joined Ultimus LeverPoint in September 2022, bringing with her over 10 years of accounting experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Allyson worked at State Street Bank & Trust as an Assistant Vice President where she managed clients’ accounting of private equity transactions across multiple client types including capital calls, distributions, valuations, secondary sales and other tasks as needed.

Allyson received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from University of Rhode Island and her Master’s degree in Professional Accountancy from Rhode Island College.

Outside the office, Allyson enjoys spending time with her husband, family and traveling the Northeast/Country ATV’ing and seeing places only accessible by trail.

Jennifer Saavedra-Martinez

Jennifer Saavedra-Martinez

Senior Manager

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Quality Control Senior Manager, Jennifer Saavedra-Martinez is responsible for standardizing procedures and implementing process controls across various functions spanning different service areas of the organization. Additionally, she’s engaged in coordinating process improvements projects for strategic clients of the firm.

Jennifer joined Ultimus LeverPoint in 2023, bringing with her over 25 years of financial services experience. Her experience has been largely in the fund administration sector formerly at HSBC and Citi where she managed development and services for top tier hedge fund clients. She’s also served as a business product manager delivering Citi’s digital services to meet the technology needs of their financial institution clients. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Jennifer was working with large Wall Street firms managing projects and implementation of technology platforms in their key business areas.

Jennifer received her degree in International Management and Economics from Boston University.

Outside the office, Jennifer enjoys quality time with her family and is a wellness enthusiast.

Christine Sarver

Christine Sarver

Senior Manager, Investor Services

Ultimus Lever Point

As Investor Services Senior Manager at Ultimus LeverPoint, Christine Sarver is responsible for overseeing all fund activities as they relate to investors, including investor reporting and communications, capital activity events, fundraising, onboarding and acting as the primary relationship between investors and service providers.

Christine brings with her over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, specializing in Investor Relations in Private Equity, Real Estate, Alternative Investments and Fund of Funds. Previously, in early 2020, Christine joined FD Fund Administration (FDFA), a subsidiary of Frazier & Deeter where she served as Senior Manager of Investor Relations before it was acquired by Ultimus in 2021.

Prior to joining FD Fund Administration, Christine was a director of Investor Services with Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners overseeing a global client base in more than 60 private equity and real estate fund of funds with over $16 billion dollars in assets.

Christine received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus in Marketing and Advertising from Drexel University.

Aimee Smith, SHRM-CP

Aimee Smith, SHRM-CP

Senior Human Resources Business Partner

Ultimus Lever Point

As the Senior Human Resources Business Partner, Aimee oversees the Private Fund Solutions Recruiting and Administrative Team, working closely with the Vice President, Human Resources. She also serves as Co-Chair of the Ultimus CONNECT Committee and Advisor of the Ultimus Diversity Committee.

Aimee joined Ultimus LeverPoint in 2017, bringing with her over 18 years of experience in recruitment, training, benefits administration, performance management, employee safety, employee relations and compliance.

Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Aimee gained extensive experience working in various positions of increasing responsibility in Construction and Retail. Aimee holds an Associate’s degree in Business Management from Bryant & Stratton College.

She holds her Certified Professional certification from Society for HR Management.

In her personal time, Aimee enjoys reading, running, traveling and spending time with her family.

Josh Smith

Josh Smith

Director

Ultimus Lever Point

jasmith@ultimusleverpoint.com

As a Hedge Fund Accounting Director, Josh is responsible for providing reporting services to Hedge Funds and overseeing the day-to-day operations for his clients.

Josh joined Ultimus LeverPoint in September 2019, bringing with him 13 years of accounting experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Josh worked at SS&C as a Vice President where he provided accounting and administration services to Hedge Fund and Private Equity clients.

Josh received his bachelor’s degree in Finance from The Ohio State University.

Outside the office, Josh enjoys spending time with his family, boating, and attending concerts.

Raquel Richards

Raquel Richards

Senior Manager

Ultimus Lever Point

As a Senior Manager, Private Fund Services at Ultimus LeverPoint, Raquel Richards is responsible for providing reporting services and as well as working on the day-to-day operations for our Private Equity clients.

Raquel joined Ultimus LeverPoint in December 2021, bringing with her 15 years in Private Equity and Hedge Fund accounting experience. Prior to joining Ultimus LeverPoint, Raquel worked at FD Fund Administration where she provided accounting expertise to clients focused in the Private Equity industries.

Raquel received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting at Bernard M. Baruch College.

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