Constellation hires two for new LA office

Constellation Advisors has hired Ian Holroyd as director of its CFO and accounting practice and Kathy Pommet as associate director of its regulatory and compliance practice. Both will lead operations for the firm’s new Los Angeles office.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – New York, NY (June 19, 2019) – Constellation Advisers, LLC (“Constellation”), a premier investment management consultancy, announced that it has opened a Los Angeles, CA office and hired two senior practitioners to lead operations for its second West Coast location. Constellation has hired Mr. Ian Holroyd as a Director of its CFO and Accounting Practice, and Ms. Kathy Pommet as an Associate Director of its Regulatory and Compliance Practice. This move reflects Constellation’s growing client base in California and the Western Region, as well as the Firm’s dedication to being present in local markets alongside the clients they service.

“We are delighted to announce the opening of our new office in Los Angeles. At Constellation, we have always believed that being in close proximity to our clients allows us to provide a higher touch and more customized level of service. With two office locations in California, Constellation continues to demonstrate its commitment to our growing West Coast client base,” stated Boris Onefater, CEO of Constellation.
Mr. Ian Holroyd, CPA brings 25 years of experience in accounting, financial services and investment management. Prior to joining Constellation, Mr. Holroyd served as a Chief Accounting and Financial Officer for two investment management firms with concentrations in private equity funds, fund of funds, and hedge funds. Over the last two decades, he has accumulated extensive accounting, valuation, financial, operations and treasury experience within the financial services industry. Mr. Holroyd started his career at a Big Four accounting firm in Los Angeles and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California.

Ms. Kathy Pommet, has over 20 years of regulatory and compliance experience within alternative investment management including, private equity, venture capital and broker-dealers. Ms. Pommet joins Constellation after spending several years as Vice President of Compliance for a venture backed commercial real estate investment firm. Prior to that, she served eight years as the Chief Compliance Officer for a Registered Investment Adviser with a focus on equity, fixed income and mutual funds. Ms. Pommet began her career in financial services at a dually-registered RIA, where she spent eight years managing the middle and back office infrastructure.

“With the recent launch of our new Los Angeles office, we are excited to welcome Ian and Kathy to the Constellation Team. Bringing over a combined 45 years of experience in investment management and financial services, Ian and Kathy are high-caliber professionals who will be core members of our leadership and senior client service team,” said Greg Farrington, Constellation’s President.