Thank You Sponsors

BAKER TILLY

www.bakertilly.com

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP is a full-service accounting and advisory firm whose professionals connect with clients through refreshing candor and clear industry insights. Founded in 1931, we have grown steadily over the years, broadening our service offerings and expanding our geographic presence to meet the needs of our clients. As an independent member of Baker Tilly International, our global reach is strengthened by our connection to a network of 165 independent accounting and advisory firms located in more than 141 countries.

We approach our services by first understanding our client's goals. We then look at the whole complex picture to understand the implications of decisions and share our insights. Our clients experience added value from working with business advisors who provide a comprehensive range of services within the context of deep industry knowledge. This strong industry and service knowledge coupled with a passion for delivering exceptional client service are the reasons clients choose and stay with Baker Tilly.

With offices throughout the midwest and east coast, we are one of the top 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the US, and consistently recognized as a "best place to work"**. Our culture fosters an environment of true teamwork resulting in high-quality solutions for our clients.

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TRADERS FULCRUM

www.tradersfulcrum.com

Traders Fulcrum Networking is an informal group of more than 2,000 Traders, Alternative Investment Fund Managers, Asset Allocators, Brokers, Service Providers and other Money Management professionals who get together to hoist a few beers and talk shop. Meetings occur about once every quarter, usually on a Thursday, and average around 200 attendees.

HEDGE FUND ASSOCIATION

www.hedgefundassoc.org

The Hedge Fund Association, HFA, is an International not for profit industry trade and nonpartisan lobbying organization devoted to advancing transparency, development and trust in alternative investments.

HEDGE FUND ALERT

www.hfalert.com

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