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Context Summits taps Huntington as CMO

New Jersey and Pennsylvania-based Context Summits, a producer of investment summits for alternative asset managers, has hired Sarah Huntington as chief marketing officer. Previously, Huntington worked at Markit where she served as director of marketing.

PRESS RELEASE

WESTFIELD, N.J., Aug. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Context Summits, the preeminent producer of investment summits for the alternative asset management industry, today announced the appointment of Sarah Huntington as Chief Marketing Officer. Ms. Huntington brings to Context Summits more than 15 years of sales and marketing experience in the alternative investment industry.

“Sarah’s addition strengthens our senior leadership team and continues the expansion of our firm,” said Mark Salameh, CEO of Context Summits. “Over the last 12 months, we have optimized and grown our technology, operations, sales and investor relations teams in an effort to continue to deliver the most efficient, productive and innovative events in the alternative asset management industry.”

Previously, Ms. Huntington was Director of Marketing at Markit, where she led the Processing Division’s marketing team for the FX and Loans team. She also served as Director of Marketing and Communications at Conifer Financial Services, which was acquired by The Carlyle Group in 2015. Prior to Conifer, she was Global Head of Marketing, Asset Management and Hedge Funds at Thomson Reuters, helping to build out the firm’s hedge fund product offering by packaging desktop, data and analytics for funds of all sizes and strategies globally.

Ms. Huntington spent eight years as a Director at UBS Investment Bank and began her career with ABN Amro Prime Brokerage, which was acquired by UBS and merged with the Paine Webber prime broker business. In this role, Ms. Huntington’s marketing efforts helped elevate UBS’s prime brokerage from #8 to #4 according to a key industry ranking conducted by Global Custodian.

Ms. Huntington added, “I look forward to working with Mark and the team at Context Summits, helping to expand our events to new markets and further our established reputation as the preeminent producer of investment events.”

The next Summit is Context Summits West 2016, which will be held from September 25-27 at the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, CA. For additional information, please visit https://www.contextsummits.com/west. Context Summits Alternative Lending 2016 will take place on September 28 in Dana Point, CA.

About Context Summits
As the preeminent producer of investment summits for the alternative asset management industry, Context Summits focuses on elevating the conference experience through an innovative format and structure where relationship building leads to unmatched results. A pioneer of the one-on-one ‘summit’ format, Context Summits utilizes an innovative approach to deliver effective and transparent networking events that elevate the conference experience for managers, allocators and investors. Through its systematic approach, Context Summits is able to attract high quality attendees, making meetings efficient and productive. For more details, please visit: http://www.contextsummits.com.

About Context Capital Partners
Context Capital Partners, LP is an alternative specialist company that allocates its capital to talented investment managers and whose subsidiaries offer a diverse range of investment strategies, including hedge funds, liquid alternative mutual funds, and private equity funds. Through its unique approach to evaluating and overseeing highly-differentiated and specialized funds, Context seeks to identify opportunities in both liquid and illiquid markets and serves as a full financial and operational partner for its subsidiaries. Since inception, Context led seed deals totaling more than $400 million in aggregate. The firm’s subsidiary businesses include Context Asset Management, Context Summits, Context BH Capital Management, Context Liberty Bell, Context Jensen Partners, and Adams Business Credit.

Context Capital Partners is headquartered in Bala Cynwyd, PA. For more information about Context Capital Partners, visit www.contextcp.com.