Cohen & Company is pleased to announce Camille Clemons has been named Market Leader, Alternative Investments, effective January 15, 2024.
Clemons brings her expertise as a 20-plus year veteran of the investment industry, focusing on strategic growth for the firm’s nationally recognized team. She’s worked in many facets of financial services, where she has experience across the spectrum of regulated and private funds, including private equity. With a history in operations as well as leading investment industry business development initiatives, Clemons has spent the last two decades of her career building a strong network and understanding of this complex area.
“We are excited for Camille to take on this role,” says Marcy Kempf, Partner in Charge of Markets & Industries for Cohen & Company. “She is well known throughout the industry and well-positioned to help the Alternative Investment Fund Group continue to grow its industry leadership position and collaborate across our firm to benefit our private fund clients. Camille is passionate about the industry and its participants and committed to creating value for everyone involved.”
Clemons succeeds Keith Stafford, an assurance partner in the firm who led the Alternative Investment Funds Group for the past eight years. Stafford will continue in a leadership role for the Group and directly serving significant clients of the firm.
Clemons, who joined Cohen & Company in 2019 and is based in the firm’s Chicago office, will continue to play an important role in growth initiatives across the firm’s broad range of industry verticals. She is involved in many related organizations, including having served on the Hedge Fund Association Global Board of Directors, and currently in leadership positions in the Association for Corporate Growth and Women in ETFs Chicago chapter. Clemons also is involved in 100 Women in Finance, Help for Children (Chicago) and serves as a Trustee for her alma mater, Ripon College.