Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Ahern has over 28 years in the investment management industry, including 10 years of CFO experience with alternative and long only funds. Most recently, she served as an Independent Trustee for the Advisor Inner Circle Trust, a $60 billion investment trust, as well as an independent director on various alternative funds. From 2007-2015 she was CFO for Soros Fund Management, where she managed the Treasury, Operations, Fund Administration and Management Company finances and served as a director on numerous boards for Quantum Fund related entities. In addition, Ms. Ahern chaired the Valuation Committee and participated as a member of the firm’s Management, Capital Allocation and Risk, Brokerage and Retirement Committees.
Previously, Ms. Ahern was the Vice President of Capital Markets Accounting for Freddie Mac, overseeing financial reporting for over $800 billion of mortgage bonds and loans and $1 trillion of derivative assets. She was also a Partner and Director of Fund Administration and Operations at Lord, Abbett & Co., and held numerous tax, compliance and fund administration roles at Bankers Trust, Morgan Grenfell and Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
Ms. Ahern is a CPA and received an MBA in Finance and International Business from the Stern School of Business at New York University and a BS in Accounting from Manhattan College. She has served on the National Foundation and Corporate Boards of the Human Rights Campaign, as well as on the Board of DC Scores, a literacy and athletic afterschool program for inner city children in Washington DC.