Donald Sussman has worked in hedge fund investing for more than thirty years and is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of the Paloma Funds. Mr. Sussman was named to the Institutional Investor-Alpha Hedge Fund Hall of Fame in 2013. He was the recipient of Hedge Funds Review’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013 and Institutional Investor’s Alternative Investment News Lifetime Achievement Award in 2004. Mr. Sussman is a member of the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee and Co-Chair of the Investment Committee of Carnegie Hall. Mr. Sussman attended Columbia College and received a B.S. and an MBA from New York University as well as an Honorary Doctorate from the Weizmann Institute of Science.