Paul Zummo, CFA – Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, Mr. Zummo is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of J.P. Morgan Alternative Asset Management Hedge Fund Solutions. He is head of the Portfolio Management Group and lead portfolio manager for the JP Morgan Multi Manager Alternatives Fund, a US Mutual Fund. Mr. Zummo is Chair of the JPMAAM HFS Investment Committee and co-founded JPMAAM HFS in 1994. Prior to that, Mr. Zummo served as the manager of retirement plan investments for the Interpublic Group of Companies from 1992 to 1994, where he was responsible for analysis, asset allocation, and manager selection. From 1990 to 1992, he worked at the former Chase organization as an investment analyst and consultant for institutional clients of the Chase Consulting Group. Mr. Zummo received a B.S. from the State University of New York at Albany and an M.B.A. from New York University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Institute.