Tuckerbrook Hires Sales Staffers

BOSTON (HedgeWorld.com)--Amanda Whelan and Joe Poretta were hired this month to handle sales at Tuckerbrook Alternative Investments LP.

Jay Yoder launched Tuckerbrook in 2004, following his departure from Smith College, where he oversaw the investment of the school's endowment. Last November, the firm launched its first hedge fund, Tuckerbrook Long-Short Value Fund, and received backing from the Hardt Group (see ).

Ms. Whelan was hired as sales and client service coordinator and joins Tuckerbrook from Brown Brothers Harriman. Working, Boston, in fund management, she processed transactions, reconciled client's accounts, answered client inquiries and produced daily net asset values while at Brown Brothers.

Mr. Poretta is a sales and marketing associate and was responsible for establishing and managing prospect databases at Radius Capital LLC, Marblehead, Mass., before joining Tuckerbrook. In his new job, he will be assisting Tuckerbrook's sales and marketing teams.

Contact Bob Keane with questions or comments at: bkeane@investmentadvisor.com.

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