California Alternative Investments Association (CalALTs)
575 Market Street, Suite 2125
415-369-9646 Fax: 415-764-4933
Association Management is provided by Holland Parlette
Kerry Parker, CAE, Executive Director
Kerry began serving as Executive Director in 2010, shortly after the formation of the California Hedge Fund Association, now known as CalALTS. She is a Principal in Holland Parlette, an association management company based in San Francisco. She is a 1982 graduate of the University of Iowa (Journalism) and holds a Masters in Public Administration from Iowa State University (1985). In 1990, she became a Certified Association Executive (CAE), a credential awarded by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). In 2005, ASAE awarded her lifetime membership in the organization.
Alison has served as the Association's Administrative Director since 2010, managing all membership and communications activities. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Santa Clara University, and is currently studying to earn the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).
Julia serves as an Administrative Manager responsible for supporting CalALTS' partnership relationships. She holds a Master of Science in Arts Management received (2008), University of Oregon, Eugene, OR. Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance received (2002) with honors, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA.
Meetings & Event Manager
Chezka has over 10 years experience managing meetings and events and is responsible for managing all logistics related to CalALTs hosted events, as well as marketing for partnered events. She holds a Bachelors of Science degree with a concentration on Tourism/Events Management from George Mason University.
With more than thirty five years of experience in preparing and analyzing accounts payable/receivables, budgets and financial statements, and preparing tax returns, Kam is a graduate of California State University, Hayward with a degree in Business Administration.