A news release said Minard will be responsible for expanding the firm’s global institutional relationships across all distribution channels and will report directly to the CEO and Founder of Optima, Dixon Boardman. She will sit on the firm’s management and investment committees and will open and oversee the firm’s San Francisco office.
Minard has more than 18 years of experience in hedge fund sales and marketing. Most recently, she was President & Partner of Cogo Wolf Asset Management.
She has also served as Partner, Director of Global Marketing for Corbin Capital Partners; Director of Marketing for Cadogan Management, and Vice President, Consultant Sales with J.P.Morgan Investment Management.