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Peter Algert   |  William Atwood   |  Bruce Aulie

Peter Algert, Founder and CIO, Algert Global

Peter Algert oversees the investment team at ACI and serves as both CIO and CEO. Prior to founding the firm in 2002, he was a Managing Director at Barclays Global Investors and served as the Global Head of Research for their stock selection strategies. Before moving to BGI Mr.Algert was a Director at KMV where he worked in the areas empirical modeling and management of credit risk. He holds a PhD from UC Berkeley’s Haas School with a concentration in Finance and has served as an assistant professor at UC Davis as well as a visiting scholar at the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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William Atwood, Executive Director, Illinois State Board of Investment

William Atwood has served as Executive Director of the Illinois State Board of Investment (ISBI) since March of 2003. ISBI is responsible for investing assets totaling approximately $12.5 billion for the State Employees’ Retirement System of Illinois, Judges’ Retirement System of Illinois, and General Assembly Retirement System of Illinois. Since joining ISBI, Mr.Atwood has managed the restructuring of its investment portfolio, established an emerging manager program, initiated the utilization of a general consultant, expanded the portfolio’s exposure to alternative investments, increased the Board’s shareholder activism, and made improvements to the State of Illinois’ Deferred Compensation Plan.

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Bruce Aulie, Director of Manager Selection, Efficient Capital Management, LLC

Bruce Aulie is partner and director of manager selection for Efficient Capital Management, LLC. Prior to joining Efficient Bruce was the director of a not for profit organization in Spain. His career in alternative investments began in 1980 at the Chicago Board of Trade with Agra Trading and continued with Chicago Research and Trading. He holds a BA in Physics from Gordon College, Wenham, MA. an MDIV from Columbia International University, and a certificate in Hispanic Studies from the Complutense of Madrid, Spain.

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