We are excited to announce that Tyra Jeffries, Founder & CEO, and Michael Alexander, Managing Director of CCA Global Capital Group have joined as Affiliate Partners.
Tyra Jeffries is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of CCA Global Capital Group (previously CreativeCap Advisors), a global business advisory firm for asset managers. She is an experienced and recognized advisor to funds from around the world and works with new launches to more established fund managers. She works with executives by helping them understand how to build their companies through various initiatives and further evolve their investment companies. In addition, she has spearheaded business development efforts to help firms uncover new avenues of growth. Her team also provides outsourced investor relations solutions to select clients.
The company launched the world’s first global emerging manager incubator and has worked to build a global ecosystem of high-potential emerging managers, institutional investors and other professionals dedicated to the development and growth of the global emerging manager space. Ms. Jeffries has spent the better part of her career actively working for, with and around fund managers by helping to advise them on areas critical to the advancement of their businesses.
Prior to CreativeCap Advisors, Ms. Jeffries was the Vice President of Marketing for Maloy Risk Services, an insurance firm that during her time focused its efforts on developing specialized and proprietary risk management solutions for asset managers. In 2016, the firm was acquired by Integro Group which was recently acquired by EPIC Holdings in December 2018.
In earlier positions she has worked at Teneo Holdings and served alongside a team of consultants advising Fortune 500 companies and has worked in-house at an emerging manager quant hedge fund and at the private equity arm of a Multi-Family Office serving families throughout Latin America.
She has spoken on panels and is frequently quoted as an expert opinion and in addition has written for leading industry publications across the alternative investment industry. The list includes, but is not limited to: HFMWeek, InvestHedge, CTA Intelligence, PrivateEquityWire, Venture Capital Journal, Opalesque, Emerging Manager Monthly, IR Magazine, Financial Times’ Fund Fire, HedgeWeek, AlphaWeek, CityWire USA, AsiaHedge, Silicon Valley Bank and HFM Compliance.
Tyra received her Bachelor of Science in Public Relations from the prestigious Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University with a minor in Italian Language, Literature and Culture. She speaks Italian and currently resides in Wilton, CT. She is an avid boater and enjoys cycling.
Michael Alexander has over 15 years of experience within the investment management industry most recently with Alpha Capital Research, a multi-family office. He was brought on at a senior level to institutionalize Alpha Capital’s investment management process as a means of successfully raising assets. This included the creation of an investment committee, policies and procedures for documenting due diligence meetings, implementing systems for performing quantitative analysis and creation of a risk monitoring process for new and existing investments.
As a result of Mr. Alexander’s accomplishments, Alpha grew from $50m assets under management to over $1B within five years. His investment management focus included researching and conducting due diligence globally on a broad universe of alternative investments that encompass hedge funds, private equity, real estate and venture capital. He is a seasoned alternative investment professional with a unique blend of investment management and business operations experience. Additional capabilities include:
• Formulating investment policies
• Product development
• Quantitative analysis
• Performance reporting
• Data management and system implementation
• Risk management
Prior to joining Alpha, worked as an alternative analyst for Aetna Inc. responsible for sourcing and building a multi-strategy hedge fund portfolio for Aetna’s general account assets. He received a Bachelor of Science in Business from Syracuse University and received his Master’s degree in Business from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
About Stonehaven, LLC Stonehaven is an industry leading global placement agent focused on hedge funds, private equity, real estate, venture capital, private placements, and long‐only strategies. Stonehaven’s platform serves as a nexus between select investment opportunities and the institutional investment community with a talented capital raising team and robust infrastructure. The Firm’s dynamic structure fosters an ever‐ evolving stable of distinctive managers to match the demand across the diverse investor community. Founded in 2001 by CEO David Frank, the Firm is entirely management owned, giving it complete independence to continue pursuing its entrepreneurial approach while maintaining the highest ethical and regulatory standards.