SelectAlts was founded by Kevin Means, CFA. His professional background has ideally prepared him for his work as Principal of SelectAlts. As a former hedge fund manager, he understands alternative investments from the inside. As the former chief investment officer of three investment firms, he has supervised both equity and fixed income investment professionals, determined the allocations to various asset classes in multiple asset class portfolios, and directed strategic and tactical asset allocation research. As a former director of quantitative research, he has in-depth knowledge of the techniques involved in sound, practical, and effective risk and return modeling. As a former five-star mutual fund manager, he has successfully applied his knowledge to add significant value for clients.