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Joyce E. Heinzerling
Managing Member, Meridian Fund Advisers
Joyce E. Heinzerling has been the Managing Member of Meridian Fund Advisers since its inception in 2009. Meridian Fund Advisers is a hedge fund consulting firm providing a broad scope of consulting services to hedge funds with a special emphasis on Hedge Fund Board Governance and Regulatory Best Practices. Previously, Ms. Heinzerling was a Partner at Archery Capital LLC, a New York-based fund of funds focused on investing in emerging long/short equity managers. At Archery Capital, Ms. Heinzerling had the dual roles of General Counsel and CCO, and was the Co-Head of the Operational Due Diligence Team.

Prior to joining Archery Capital in May 2000, Ms. Heinzerling served for six years as Counsel in the Asset Management Group at Shearman & Sterling where she specialized in providing regulatory advice to the investment advisory groups of multi-national investment banks as well as to domestic and offshore hedge funds, private equity funds, and venture capital funds. Previous thereto, Ms. Heinzerling was an associate and later a Special Counsel at Kramer Levin Naftalis, where she represented several large institutional investment advisory groups, primarily registered mutual funds.

Ms. Heinzerling currently serves as a Director on the Board of The Value Line Funds, and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, seminars, and roundtables, including those sponsored by GAIM, MARHedge, FRA LLC, Pension Bridge, and Incisive Media, where she has spoken on topics pertaining to Corporate Governance Best Practices, Hedge Fund Regulation, and Operational Due Diligence. Ms. Heinzerling is a member of the New York Bar, the New York Bar Association, the American Bar Association, 100 Women in Hedge Funds (Member of the Legal Peer Advisory Group), The New York Hedge Fund Roundtable (Member of the Education and Best Practices Committee), and the Women's Investment Management Forum. She is also on the Board of the American Friends of Masterworks and a member of the NASDAR – Knickerbocker Chapter.