Jennifer Wildeman

Senior Portfolio Advisor

As a Senior Portfolio Advisor, Jennifer’s primary role involves managing the firm’s relationships with institutional investors, working closely with clients in the day-to-day management of their hedge fund and private assets programs, and often acting as an extension of their internal staff. Prior to joining Aksia in September 2015, Jennifer spent four years at PNC Asset Management where she was most recently a Vice President and played an integral role in the initial build out of PNC’s single-strategy hedge fund, private equity and alternative mutual fund platforms. As a member of the Investment Advisor Research Group, Jennifer was active in all aspects of due diligence for alternative investment products and advised on portfolio construction.

Prior to PNC, from 2010 to 2011, she worked with Gapstow Capital Partners, a credit-focused alternative asset manager, where her primary focus was the research and due diligence involved in constructing the firm’s direct private equity investments in financial institutions in addition to hedge fund due diligence. Prior to Gapstow, she was a Senior Research Analyst for four years at Optima Fund Management, a fund of funds business, where she was responsible for hedge fund due diligence covering various strategies and portfolio management of several fund of funds products. Jennifer started her career in 2002 as a Senior Equity Research Analyst at Morgan Stanley, where in addition to U.S. equity research she worked on the development and management of the MSCI U.S. Equity Indices and the MSCI Hedge Fund Indices for over two years. Jennifer graduated from Columbia University in 2002 with a B.A. in Economics and Political Science.

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