MAP Alternative Asset Management Co.
Investment advisory and fund-of-hedge-funds manager MAP
Alternative Asset Management Co., with $25 billion of
assets under advisory, benefits both from founding partner,
president and CEO Kimberly Mountss expertise in credit
derivatives and from her interest in cultural diversity.
Drawing on her 15-plus years of experience in fixed-income
derivatives, including 11 at Morgan Stanley and Goldman, Sachs
& Co., MAP advises on credit-focused hedge funds. The
firm, which she launched in 2006, also identifies hedge fund
firms owned by high-profile women or minority members.
Mounts, 46, is a founding member of the Southern California
Committee for 100 Women in Hedge Funds and was among 140
invitees to a White House forum last fall that included top
administration officials. She has a BS in electrical
engineering from the University of California at Los Angeles
and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of