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Diana Cantor
Partner
Alternative Investment Management, LLC
Diana Cantor is a Partner at Alternative Asset Management, LLC, an independent, privately-held investment management firm. Previously, she was a Managing Director of New York Private Bank & Trust and served for over a decade as the founding Executive Director of the Virginia College Savings Plan, the state agency that administers Virginia's Section 529 college savings plans. Ms. Cantor's career has included vast and diverse experience in legal, investment, and financial management. Previously she has held the position of Vice President at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York, serving as chief administrator of the firm's leveraged buyout and internal investment funds and merchant banking/principal investment operations. She also practiced law in the real estate department of the New York office of Kaye Scholer LLP.

Ms. Cantor is a director of three public companies, Media General, Inc., Domino's Pizza, Inc., and Universal Corporation, and a past director of Revlon, Inc. and The Edelman Financial Group Inc. She also serves on the private company boards of Knowledge Universe and Edelman Financial Services and is a past director of Service King Body & Paint and Vistage International. In addition, Ms. Cantor is a Trustee and the Past Chairman of the Board of the Virginia Retirement System, the 22nd largest pension plan (public or private) in the country.

Ms. Cantor currently sits on the non-profit Boards of 100 Women In Hedge Funds and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation where she also served as the Chairman of its supporting foundation, the Policy Forum Endowment Fund.

Ms. Cantor is a Certified Public Accountant with an undergraduate degree from the University of Florida's School of Accounting, a Master's in Business Administration from the University of Miami, and a law degree from New York University.