Adam Raleigh is the founder and CEO of Markets Group, a leading conference organizer focused on the Americas. Mr. Raleigh, a native of Cleveland, OH, is a graduate of Kent State University, where he earned a B.A. in Finance. Mr. Raleigh has developed investor education programs for IMN-Euromoney, Institutional Investor Awards, and other leading firms focused on the needs of investors worldwide. In 2009, Mr. Raleigh founded Latin Markets Brazil, a regional conference organizer focused on Brazil
Ms. Viana is a Brazilian native from Ṣão Paulo. She is responsible for investor relations for the Real Estate Group. Prior to joining Markets Group, Ms. Viana worked at SPiN New York as a Public Relations Associate. Ms. Viana has a Master's Degree in Public Relations from Iona College.
Amber is responsible for program management and development of the US Private Wealth conference series. She previously worked for Advisen producing conferences for the commercial insurance community. Prior to that, she served as an event coordinator and news reporter for Private Asset Management magazine at Pageant Media.
Mr. Ortiz works is responsible for investor relations within the LatAm Institutional group. Mr.Ortiz studied Political Science at Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin and mastered in International Political Economy at New York University. Prior to LM, Mr.Ortiz managed account relations at ACCION USA in New York, interned for the office of former U.S. Senator Herb Kohl, handled management and financial services in Wisconsin and worked as an independent researcher in Curitiba, Brazil. Mr. Ortiz was born and raised in Bogota, Colombia and is fluent in Spanish and conversational in Portuguese.
Mr. Ortiz may be contacted for participation in our institutional investor meetings in Latin America and New York.
Ms. Rice is the program manager for the Tri-State Real Estate Group for Markets Group. She has experience in international events as well as nonprofit development and fundraising. Ms. Rice also received Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources at CUNY York College, the City University of New York. Rice also has an interest in Cross-country and boxing.
Mr. Davey joined Markets Group in November 2015. He is responsible for business development on the Institutional Real Estate team. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Manhattan College, with a concentration in Advertising and a minor in Business. Mr. Davey has prior experience with CBS New York, and business development work with Four Springs Capital Markets, a Real Estate Investment Trust firm located in his home region of the Jersey Shore.
Mr. Friedberg is responsible for Sponsor Relationships and Client Development within the Private Wealth Forum Group. Prior to Markets Group, he spent ten years in wealth management working with both retail and institutional investors in dealing with a wide array of financial instruments. Mr. Friedberg graduated from Binghamton University with a BS degree in Financial Economics and is also currently enrolled in the evening division at Fordham Law School.
Mr. Windisch is responsible for the production side of the US/Canada Institutional team. Before starting with Markets Group Mr. Windisch worked as a Sales and Marketing Intern for the National Football Foundation. Mr. Windisch holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Selling and Sales Management from Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN.
Camilo is the head of the Institutional Investors Group. Previously responsible for researching and developing content for the hedge fund group. He worked with public pensions, family offices, endowments, foundations and their consultants in the Pacific , Texas, Atlanta, and New York regions. Prior to joining Markets Group, Mr. Tola worked as a financial consultant for PBNC Bank and later as Business Specialist for JP Morgan Chase.
Mr. Tola can be contacted for investor participation in the Hedge Fund Investor Meetings in San Francisco, Austin and New York.
Ms. Gomez-Lacazette is responsible for production and development for the Energy series within the Energy and Infrastructure Projects Group.
Prior to joining Markets Group, she worked at Garrigues , an international law firm, as a corporate lawyer at their Spain offices.
Ms. Di Roberto is originally from Ṣo Paulo, Brazil and is responsible for assisting the production and development for the Private Wealth Latin America Series. Prior to working for Markets Group, Ms. Di Roberto worked for Latin Trade, assisting in sales and digital marketing, as well as managing all social media accounts. Ms. Di Roberto has a Bachelors Degree from Bard College in Political Science, and speaks both Portuguese and Spanish.
A longtime public relations professional specializing in Wall Street and finance, Mr. Glynn joined Markets Group in April 2016 as a Program Manager for its US Private Wealth Series, assuming leadership of the Private Wealth Great Plains Forum, Mountain States Forum, Mid-Atlantic Forum and DC Metro Forum. Previously, he served as Communications Manager for the New York Society of Security Analysts, or NYSSA, the officially recognized CFA member association founded by pioneering value investor Benjamin Graham. His agency experience included a role as Senior Account Manager for The Pollack PR Marketing Group, where he served as op-ed writer for the Gary Sinise Foundation. In addition to his media relations career, Mr. Glynn has worked as a reporter for Institutional Investor. He earned his BA in Business Communication from Montclair State University.
Mr. Nelson is responsible for production on the US & Canada Institutional Real Estate division. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Loyola University Maryland, majoring in Finance. Mr. Nelson has gained valuable experience working with financial institutions such as Morgan Stanley and M&R Capital Management, Inc. He has also held roles on the Finance teams at Domino Foods Inc., and Vention Medical.
Ms. Silva is responsible for institutional investor and business development opportunities within the Institutional Investor Forum Group.
Mr. Para is responsible for Infrastructure summits management and sponsor relationships in Peru, Colombia, Panama, Mexico, Brazil & Chile. Prior to Markets Group, he was an operations specialist for the Enterprise Partners Group (EPG) with Microsoft in Madrid, Spain. Mr. Para has graduated from the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid in Business Administration and earned a B.S. degree in International Business and Finance from New York University (NYU). Additionally, Mr. Para is fluent in Spanish.
Mr. Para may be contacted for participation in all Infrastructure Summits.
Mr. Hoffman is responsible for program development and investor relations for the US Institutional Group. He has extensive experience creating economic value out of industry relationships in the form of business-to-business conferences, having launched and grown educational forums in industries including investment management, real estate, sustainability, and biosciences. Mr. Hoffman has produced content driven events on three continents, working with firms such as Euromoney/Institutional Investor, The Conference Board, and ExL Pharma.
Mr. Prindiville is responsible for production and investor relations on the US & Canada Private Wealth team. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Alabama in Business Management with a specialization in Global Business and joined Markets Group in June 2016. He has experience in global projects focused on market expansion and well as international business seminars that involved visiting and consulting with top companies across Europe.
Edward can be contacted for participation in Private Wealth Forums.
Born in Italy but with roots everywhere, Elisa is a multilingual professional with extensive experience in events production and marketing. She completed her studies in Italy and Portugal – where she is currently based – in the field of Social Communication, International Studies and Visual Anthropology. Prior to joining Markets Group she has worked as Conference Producer and Program Manager, organizing successful events around Europe and Africa in several sectors such as Oil and Gas, Healthcare, Construction and Private Equity.
Elizabeth is responsible for the production and development of the US & Canada Institutional Real Estate Group. She was previously a reporter covering private equity and financial technology for capital markets at British trade publications, as well as a reporter at China Daily in New York. Her articles have also appeared in the Washington Post and Chinese news agency Xinhua. Elizabeth received her BA in Journalism from The New School.
Frank is responsible for the program development for the US as well as the Hedge Fund and Credit group. Prior to joining Markets Group, Frank worked for an international events company as well as a Professional Lacrosse Player. Frank received his Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management at Dowling College.
Georgia Quinones is responsible for the program development for the US & Canada Institutional Investor group. Prior to joining Markets Group, Mrs. Quinones worked as a client service manager for an independent RIA as well as Euromoney Institutional Investor, both in Europe and in the US. Mrs. Quinones received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Oregon and a Post-Graduate Certificate in International Business from St. Mary’s University in London.
Gerlim hails from the Dominican Republic. She holds a B.A. in Marketing from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre & Maestra in Santiago, Dominican Republic; a M.A. in Corporate Communications from EAE Business School in Madrid, Spain and a M.A. in Image, Publicity and Corporate Identity from Universidad Camilo José Cela in Madrid, Spain. Speaks English and Spanish fluently.
Ms. Akaboci is responsible for Markets Group's operations and logistics. She is accountable for the strategic management of a multi-million dollar budget, dispersed among seven countries. Additionally, she focuses her time on investor relations and B2B marketing. Prior to Markets Group, she has held positions with Banco Nossa Caixa (Banco do Brasil), Santander Bank and UNICAMP (University of Campinas).
Ms. Akaboci earned a BA Degree in Business and Marketing from Escola Superior de Administração e Comunicação in Campinas, Brazil and a MA Degree in Economics and International Business from City University of New York.
Hannah works alongside the Head of Operations & Logistics. She is responsible for assisting with Market Group’s operations and logistics insuring that all of the companies events run smoothly. Hannah received her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Kansas in 2015.
Mr. Peet holds responsibilities on the production side of the US/Canada Institutional team. He received his Bachelors of Science degree at College of Charleston in 2012 and continued to develop a career in Marine Biology. For two years, he worked with NOAA to manage Atlantic fishery stocks of the North East. After interning at Lazard in 2015, Mr. Peet followed his interest of financial strategies to Markets Group in April 2016.
Mr. Grullon is currently a Relationship Manager with the Energy and Infrastructure team. Prior to Latin Markets, Mr. Grullon was a Vice President for JP Morgan Chase and a Relationship Specialist for the International company Citigroup. Mr. Grullon graduated from Syracuse University with a concentration in International Business and is driven by his passion to make a difference in the Latino Community.
Mr. Grullon may be contacted for participation in the Private Wealth US series.
Mr. Zajas is an Associate responsible for Client Relations for the Private Wealth Group.
Julianne is responsible for the program development for the US & Canada Institutional Investor group as well as the Hedge Fund and Credit group. Prior to joining Markets Group, Julianne worked for an international events company as well as multiple Lifestyle and Fashion PR companies. Julianne received her Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Merchandising from Philadelphia University in 2012.
Karin is a London-based project manager of EMEA investor forums. With a background in financial journalism, she has been covering private equity, M&A and wealth management. Karin holds a BSc in Economics and Politics from Queen Mary, University of London and an MA in International Journalism from City University London.
Ms. Perez coordinates and manages strategic promotional partnerships to generate leads across all sectors (Real Estate, Private Equity, Hedge Funds, Private Wealth, Energy & Infrastructure, and Institutional Investor Teams). She works closely with managers, sales, and production team members to ensure proper integration into marketing strategies or tactics. She also assists in identifying and conceptualizing creative assets needed to support promotional opportunities and partnerships.
In addition, Ms. Perez assists in the firm’s CRM day-to-day operations such as executing and maintaining the configuration, reporting, training, support, and maintenance.
Ms. Perez is a NY native and graduated in 2012 with a B.A. in Communications with a Radio, TV, Film concentration.
Mr. Bauco is responsible for sponsor relations across the US Private Wealth Series. He started with the firm in January 2012, launching and managing the Energy, Mining and Infrastructure divisions. Prior to Markets Group, he was Head of the Event Division at Business News Americas based in Santiago, Chile, Project Director, Latin America for Terrapinn based in New York, and Business Development Manager for Euromoney based in New York. Mr. Bauco graduated with a BA degree in English Literature from Fordham University.
Mr. Browne is Head of the Latam Private Wealth Group and manages the series of Markets Group Latin American private wealth focused forums .
Prior to Markets Group, Mr. Browne was an emerging markets sales trader across multiple asset classes at Planner Securities, a Brazilian broker dealer in NYC.
Ms. Griffiths is responsible for the management and industry relationships at US Markets. She focuses her time identifying US and international asset managers and service providers that aide US state, public and corporate pension funds increase efficiencies and investment returns.
Konstantin has more than one decade of experience as an editor, reporter and freelancer for international and German news organizations, including Citywire, FundResearch, Mergermarket, Bloomberg News, GoingPublic Magazine, Infrastructure Journal, and Stuttgarter Zeitung. He has covered fund management, IPOs, equity markets, M&A, SMEs, infrastructure and life sciences.
He has a postgraduate diploma in Journalism from Hong Kong University and a Magister degree in German Literature and Political Science from Eberhard Karls University in Tuebingen, Germany. Konstantin has worked and lived in a number of German cities, London, Mexico City, Hong Kong, and Bangkok.
Lauren is responsible for Sponsor Relationships and Client Development within the Private Wealth Forum Group. Prior to Markets Group, she was a Business Development Executive for Waters Technology, a trading technology publication. She has spent the last 5 years in the events industry selling sponsorship, advertising, and event technology. Lauren is originally from Charlotte, NC and graduated from The University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Her major was Marketing and her minor was Pharmacy.
Lauren may be contacted for participation in our Private Wealth forums in the United States.
Ms. Meyer is the head of the US & Canada Institutional Real Estate group of Markets Group. Prior to joining Markets Group, she worked on coordinating the event logistics for pharmaceutical meetings and conferences. Ms. Meyer received a degree in Hotel Administration from the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration.
Ms. Tatis is a Colombian national, responsible for investor relations for the European Private Wealth Group. Prior to joining Markets Group, she held positions as a Hewlett Packard Product Manager for Polux Suministros, a technology company in Colombia, and a Jobber Supplies for Hewlett Packard Colombia.
Mr. Schneider is originally from Brazil and has been living in the U.S. since 2011. As a Business Development Associate, he is responsible for delegate relationships within the Private Equity Group. Prior to joining the team, Mr. Schneider interned at Brookshire Grocery Company in Tyler, Texas assisting with pricing and category analysis. Additionally, he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance degree from The University of Texas at Tyler, where he also played soccer.
Mr. Schneider is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, and English. He may be contacted for participation in all Private Equity forums.
Ms. Quilio is responsible for the production and development of programs and investor relations for the US Private Wealth series at Markets Group. Markets Group Private Wealth US Team provides regionally focused asset allocation and asset protection meetings focused on single and multi-family offices, registered investment advisors, banks, trusts and wealth managers. Prior to joining Markets Group, Michelle supported a Customer Management team where she gained experience planning and coordinating US based summits and conferences.
Ms. Quilio may be contacted for participation in all US Private Wealth forums.
Ms. Gorlatova is part of the Markets Group Hedge Fund Investor team with responsibility for Institutional Investor and Family Office relations in the US Pacific Region, Midwest and New York. Prior to joining Markets Group, Ms. Gorlatova worked as a Research Associate at Euromoney Institutional Investor. Ms. Gorlatova earned a Bachelor in Business Administration, majoring in Finance and Investments.
Ms. Gorlatova can be contacted for investor participation in the Hedge Fund Investor Meetings in San Francisco, Chicago and New York.
Mrs. Lima-Mayland is responsible for leading the Private Equity and Real Estate Latam Group at Markets Group. She has over 10 years of experience in the financial services and public relations industries. She held positions as Director of Marketing, Relationship Manager, Branch Head, Project Director and Public Relations at Guayaba Capital, Citi, Santander, State Government of Sao Paulo and Symnetics. Ms. Lima-Mayland received a BA in Public Relations from the Faculdade Cásper Libero in São Paulo.
Ms. Segura is both an American and Colombian citizen, holds a B.S in Industrial Engineer and has Marketing and Event Planning experience. She comes from an international background, having lived in Paris, London, Colombia, Washington D.C and now New York City. Therefore, she speaks French, English and Spanish. At Markets Group, Ms. Segura is responsible for the production and development of the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) forums.
Mr. Egan is responsible for sponsorship sales within the Private Equity Group. Prior to working for Markets Group, Mr. Egan played baseball at Southern Connecticut State University in Connecticut. Mr.Egan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT.
Paul Hamann oversees the Private Wealth team. Paul has developed a deep knowledge of the events and business-to-business meeting industry servicing a broad spectrum of sectors including infrastructure, energy & mining, aviation, finance and technology. He has also founded and sold two successful start-ups.
Mr. Watson is responsible for Institutional Investor Relations at US Markets. Prior to joining US Markets, Mr. Watson worked at an Investment Banking Firm raising capital for public corporations through structured PIPE Deals and Overnight Blocktrades. Mr. Watson also worked on the analytical side of deal flow as an Underwriter. Currently Mr. Watson holds his Series 7, 63,& 65.
Peter Vasilescu is responsible for Markets Group’s technical infrastructure and online operations. He brings experience providing software and hardware solutions to business problems and opportunities. Peter has earned a Computer Engineering degree from the NJ Institute of Technology, and a minor in Management.
Rebecca is responsible for production and program management for the U.S. Private Wealth team. Prior to joining Markets Group she has worked closely with chief compliance and legal officers for a number of Fortune 500 companies and top outside counsel firms across the country. She also has coordinated events on behalf of Operations for Alternatives, the DAS and Small Cells Congress, and the Legal Marketing Association.
Mr. Agran is a native of Boca Raton, Florida. Recently, Mr. Agran earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Loyola University Maryland in Business Management. At Markets Group he has responsibilities on the U.S. Private Wealth Team. Prior to joining Markets Group he worked in investment Management at T. Rowe Price. Before T. Rowe Price, Mr. Agran worked at a multitude of Real Estate management and Development firms, such as Related Group, gaining an in depth understanding of the industry.
Ryan is responsible for the production, development and investor relations for the US Private Wealth Program series at Markets Group. The US Wealth Management team at Markets Group provides regionally focused asset allocation and asset protection meetings focusing on single and multi-family offices, registered investment advisors, banks, trusts and wealth managers. Prior to joining Markets Group, Ryan worked at an International events company where he focused on creating Networking events and Educational programs for C-Level executives in the Retail Space. Ryan earned his Bachelor Degree in Education at Cortland State University in Upstate NY. In his spare time Ryan enjoys learning and practicing Photography.
Mr. Li joined Markets Group in 2011 and is currently responsible for program development and investor relations for the US Institutional Group, formerly known as US Markets. Prior to its inception, Mr. Li also worked on the Latin side of the business, focusing on the global roadshow series. Mr. Li holds an MBA from Quinnipiac University, a bachelor’s degree in business from UIBE (China), and the CAIA designation.
At Markets Group, Ms. Wong is responsible for assisting the production and development of the Institutional Real Estate sector. She comes from an extremely international background, having lived in London, Cape Town, Oman and Tunisia and currently speaks Arabic, French and Italian.
Mr. Raleigh is responsible for financial management and strategic planning for Markets Group. Prior to MG, he held financial and management positions at Progressive Insurance. Mr. Raleigh graduated with honors in Political Science at Kent State University in Ohio.
Tom Hind is responsible for business develpment across the US Private Wealth Forum Group. Prior to joining the Markets Group, Mr. Hind was the Director of Sales for the RIA Institute at Institutional Investor. Prior to Institutional Investor, Mr. Hind spent over a decade in asset management distribution with such firms as AllianceBernstein, JP Morgan and J&W Seligman. Mr. Hind graduated from Sacred Heart University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Marketing.
Mr. Mallon is responsible for Sponsor Relationships and Client Development within the Private Wealth Forum Group. Prior to Markets Group, he spent two years at a full service wealth advisory firm and gained valuable experience in the financial service industry. Mr. Mallon graduated from Babson College with an entrepreneurial mindset in 2012 and obtained a Bachelor of Science with a concentration in economics.
Mr. Mallon may be contacted for participation in our Private Wealth forums in the United States
Tony Patryn is responsible for the creation of marketing materials used both online and in print for Markets Group.
Prior to joining the team, Mr. Patryn was Creative Director for OTRIAD Digital Marketing in NYC and Junior Art Director for Brierton Design in Chicago, in which he was an essential asset to the company winning multiple awards for integrated marketing campaigns.
Mr. Patryn hold an Associates Degree of Applied Sciences in Graphic Design and Multimedia from Westwood College of Technology, as well as a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Columbia College in Chicago.
Ms. Rodriguez is responsible for the development of programs and investor relations for the Private Equity Group. She holds a BA degree in International Businesses from Universidad del Norte, Colombia and studied at the American Language Program from Columbia University in the city of New York.
Prior to joining LM, she worked for the Chamber of Commerce in Barranquilla, coordinating public relations events, marketing and logistics of the biggest business forum organized in the Atlantic Region. Additionally, Ms. Rodriguez is fluent in Spanish. Ms. Rodriguez can be contacted by phone or email for speaking opportunities in the Private Equity Series.
Mr. Tolentino is responsible for relationships and client development within the Private Wealth LatAm Group. Prior to Markets Group, Victor was involved in business development at LatinFinance, a provider of financial markets intelligence on LatAm and the Caribbean. Mr. Tolentino earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and a minor in Business Administration with a focus in Finance from The College of Saint Rose, Albany NY. He’s an athlete, family man and very goal oriented.
Mr. Tolentino is a native of New York, with origins from the Dominican Republic. He is fluent in Spanish and English.
Mr. Tolentino may be contacted for participation in all Private Wealth forums.
Mr. Hamilton-Hill is responsible for Sponsor Relationships and Client Development within the Hedge Fund Forum Group.
Will is a British native with strong ties to Malta, Brazil and the United States.
Prior to joining the Markets Group, Will has held multiple Sales Management roles within the Conference, Media/Publishing and Market Research industries. With specialty focuses on Pharmaceutical, IT, Healthcare, Financial and Energy sectors, Will has maintained a successful track record at firms such as Analysts in Media, GBI Research and GlobalData Publications.
Mr. Hamilton-Hill may be contacted for participation in our Hedge Fund Forums in the United States.
Mr. Coba is responsible for client relationships and capital raising efforts in the institutional investment sector for US and international investment banks, hedge funds and other asset managers. He focuses his time helping managers build relationships with US state, public and corporate pension funds, endowments, foundations, insurance companies and investment consultants.to aid them in increasing efficiencies and investment returns. Prior to joining Markets Group, Mr. Coba held a variety of positions with some of the world’s leading sales, marketing, and event management firms working with high net worth clients and C – level executives for business conferences, private charter aviation and overall business development. Mr. Coba attended New Jersey Institute of Technology and majored in International Business and Marketing.
Bill works as a Business Development Associate for the US & Canada Institutional Real Estate division. Prior to Markets Group he worked for private wealth management teams at Merrill Lynch and Stifel Nicolaus. He graduated from SUNY New Paltz with a BS in General Business/Commerce.
Won is responsible for sponsor relationships and client development within the US Private Wealth Group. Prior to working for Markets Group, he worked at Incisive Media in enterprise subscription sales. Prior to Incisive Media, Won was a Senior Fixed Income Specialist at TD Ameritrade and has over 14 years of experience in wealth management. He attained a Post Graduate Certificate (PGCert) in Business Administration from the University of Liverpool, and received credit analysis training from New York University.