Optima Fund Management has named Rachel Minard partner and managing director, a new position at the $3.5 billion firm.
Minard will be responsible for expanding the firm's global institutional relationships across all distribution channels and reports directly to the chief executive officer and founder of Optima, Dixon Boardman.
Opening and heading a new office in San Francisco, Minard will sit both at Optima's management and investment committees.
Minard was previously president and partner of Cogo Wolf Asset Management and she also served as partner, director of global marketing, for Corbin Capital Partners. She has also been director of marketing