Founders

Lisa Vioni

Lisa is founder, president and CEO of Hedge Connection. Launched in 2005, Hedge Connection's platform has been instrumental in assisting hedge funds to raise significant assets. Lisa's vision for Hedge Connection grew from her extensive experience in institutional sales and marketing alternative investments. From 1990 until 1998, she was on the sell side, rising to Senior Vice President in Mortgage Backed Securities-Institutional Sales at Lehman Brothers Securities. Lisa got her start in the hedge fund industry in 1998 as the Director of Marketing at Singleterry & Company and then Ellington Management Group. At both firms, Lisa oversaw all aspects of client relationships including raising money, organizing company conferences, developing marketing materials and client servicing.

Lisa has also produced three Broadway shows including Long Day's Journey Into Night for which she won a Tony Award. She is a Series 7 registered representative of Ancora Securities, Inc. She earned a BA in French Studies from Smith College and is the proud mother of Logan.

Rob Arthurs

Rob is managing partner at Hedge Connection, which he co-founded with Lisa Vioni in 2005. Rob leads the company's product design and is instrumental in the decisions and direction of the company's business. He and his team of developers and designers bring the vision of Hedge Connection to life.

Rob has a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Francis College in New York and a degree in Geomatics from BCIT in Vancouver.

Rob is an avid rock, ice and mountain climber and climbed peaks in North America, Europe and Africa.