Search Property

Education, Interaction, Advancement

The Southeastern Alternative Funds Association (SEAFA) has been organized for professionals working in the alternative investment community in the Southeast to educate, network and create business opportunities.


Our Mission

SEAFA's mission is to provide effective forums for the education, interaction, and advancement of both its members and the Southeastern alternative investment community.

SEAFA's efforts are focused on three key areas

First Key Area

SEAFA strives to promote the growth and development of the alternative investment community and keep members informed of industry and regulatory changes
industry best practices and the current investment environment.

Second Key Area

SEAFA sponsors programs featuring
speakers who are institutional investors, fund
managers, service providers,
academics, and regulators.

Contact Us
Third Key Area

SEAFA seeks to provide a professional forum to enhance the visibility of, accessibility to, and interaction between people who are active in the alternative investment community
in the Southeast.

Member Resources

Board of Directors

Vikas Agarwal

Bank of America Distinguished Chair and Professor of Finance
Georgia State University J. Mack Robinson College of Business

View Bio     

Renee Ford

Shareholder, Office Leader | Elliott Davis

Charles Bailey

Warren Averett CPAs and Advisors Member

Gilbert H. Davis

Investment Law Group of Davis Gillett Mottern & Sims LLC

View Bio     

Michelle Dobbins

Chief Financial Officer
Masters Capital Management

View Bio     

Paul Foley

Investment Management Practice Akerman LLP

View Bio     

Andres Sandate

Principal, Managing Director
Altera Investments, LLC

View Bio     

Dan Smith

Trident Fund Services,Inc.

View Bio     

Jeffrey Vale, CAIA

Partner and CIO
Infinity Capital Partners, LLC

View Bio     

J.P. Vincent

Managing Director
Cowen Prime Srvices,LLC

View Bio     

William E. Huger

Forte Investment Services, LLC (Ex-Officio Board Member)

View Bio     

C. Scott Akers Jr

Tuxedo Capital Partners LLC (Ex-Officio Board Member)

View Bio     

Sustaining Corporate Members

Sustaining Corporate Members have been long-time supporters of SEAFA through their advocacy, financial commitment, and engagement by all levels of employees in organizing, promoting and attending our events. As the alternative investment industry has evolved and grown through the years, these Sustaining Corporate Members have demonstrated steadfast support for SEAFA and its mission of education, interaction and advancement of the alternative investment community. In recognition of their past and continuing support of SEAFA, SEAFA’s Board of Directors recognizes these firms as Sustaining Corporate Members.

Contact Us