Keynote Speaker: Jonathan Hoenig
Capitalistpig Asset Management LLC
Jonathan Hoenig is the Managing Member of a private investment partnership. A former floor trader at the
Chicago Board of Trade, Hoenig's first book, Greed is Good: The Capitalist Pig Guide to Investing was
published by HarperCollins. He is a frequent commentator in the financial press, and has written for
publications including The Wall Street Journal Europe, Wired, Maxim and Smartmoney.com. Hoenig has been
featured in numerous publications including The Wall Street Journal, Institutional Investor and The
Chronicle of Higher Education. Jonathan was named one of The Chicago Sun-Times "Thirty Under Thirty" and
Crain's "Forty Under Forty." He is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago
and a contributor to Fox
Ron S. Geffner
Partner, Sadis and Goldberg LLP
Vice President, Hedge Fund Association
Overseeing the Financial Services Group, Ron S. Geffner regularly structures, organizes and counsels
private investment vehicles, investment advisory organizations, broker-dealers, commodity pool operators
and other investment fiduciaries. His broad background with federal and state securities laws and the rules
and regulations of the SEC, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Commodities Futures Trading Commission
and various other regulatory bodies enables him to provide strategic guidance to a diverse clientele. He
provides legal services to hundreds of hedge funds, private equity funds and venture capital funds
organized in the U.S. and offshore. Mr. Geffner began his legal career with the SEC, where he investigated
and prosecuted violations of the federal securities laws.
George J. Schultze
Managing Member and Founder
Schultze Asset Management, LLC
George J. Schultze is a well-known authority on distressed securities investing, who has been active in
this field since 1994. In 1998, he founded Schultze Asset Management, LLC to offer clients around the
world an opportunity to co-invest with him through a variety of vehicles including partnerships, funds and
managed accounts. Throughout his career, Mr. Schultze successfully invested billions of dollars across
hundreds of companies experiencing some form of distress. He is a frequent speaker at investment
conferences and has been interviewed by journalists from Bloomberg, FOX, CNBC, TheStreet.com, CNN, The Wall
Street Journal, The Daily Bankruptcy Review, among many others.
Joel M. Schwab, CFA
Hedge Fund Research, Inc.
Mr. Schwab has devoted over a decade of his career to improving the quality and diversity of information and
research on the hedge fund industry. He currently heads up new business development efforts for HFR Hedge
Fund Database & Research Products. He also practiced law in the Corporate Department of the law firm
Katten Muchin Zavis in Chicago. He holds a J.D./MBA from the University of Michigan. Mr. Schwab also holds a
Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the Walter A. Haas School of Business at the
University of California, Berkeley.
Partner and Director of Marketing/Inv Relations
2100 Xenon Group
Bruce Mumford is Partner and the Director of Marketing/Investor Relations for 2100 Xenon Group, a Chicago
based Commodity Trading Advisor. He has thirty years of investment management and investment banking
experience. Mr. Mumford was the President and CEO of ABN AMRO, Inc., the U.S. broker dealer of ABN AMRO
Bank N.V., and also served as an Executive Vice President of ABN AMRO Clearing and Execution Services.
He earned his MBA from Harvard Business School, and his B.S. in Industrial and Operations Engineering from
the University of Michigan.
Moderator: Donald S. Weiss
Donald S. Weiss focuses on the investment management industry and alternative investments serving
investment firms, hedge fund managers, commodity pool operators, private equity advisers and institutional
investors. He concentrates his practice on the business, corporate and regulatory needs of the investment
management community and represents a variety of professional participants in the financial markets
including investment advisers, commodity trading advisors, broker dealers, introducing brokers, futures
commission merchants and proprietary trading firms.