About the Author
Frank J. Travers, CFA, is a Principal and Senior Portfolio Manager at Pine Street Advisors, LLC, where he is responsible for co-managing a diversified hedge fund-of-funds product. Previously, he was a managing director and director of research at CIC Group, Inc., where he managed a family of eight fund-of-funds, and acted as the portfolio manager for the firm’s U.S. small-cap equity portfolio. Frank was also the director of manager research at CIBC World Markets, where he was responsible for investment manager due diligence for the firm’s North American wrap program. His research papers and articles have been published in the Journal of Investing, Institutional Investor’s Guide to Small Cap Investing, and Plan Sponsor.