Lisa Vioni is a 20-year veteran of the capital markets with extensive experience in hedge fund strategies, institutional sales and marketing alternative investments.
From 1990 until 1998, she was on the sell side, rising to Senior Vice President in Mortgage Backed Securities-Institutional Sales at Lehman Brothers Securities. Ms. Vioni got her start in the hedge fund industry in 1998 as Director of Marketing with Singleterry & Company and then Ellington Management Group (a $1 Billion plus mortgage backed securities firm). At both firms, Ms. Vioni oversaw all aspects of client relationships including raising money, organizing small company conferences, developing marketing materials and client servicing. Ms. Vioni is founder and president of Hedge Connection, the web based investor-intro website business that she launched in 2005, and founder of Leebug.com, which she began building in 2007 as a web based social networking site for professionals attending conferences. Hedge Connectionís platform has been instrumental in assisting several funds to raise significant assets.
Ms. Vioni has also produced three Broadway shows including Long Dayís Journey Into Night for which she won a Tony Award. She is a Series 7 registered representative of Ancora Securities, Inc. She earned a B.A. in French Studies from Smith College.