Kjerstin Hatch

Mrs. Hatch is the Founder and a Managing Principal of Lapis Advisers and has focused her career in special situation securities. She has served as a portfolio manager and acquisitions specialist in alternative investments for over twenty five years, managing over a thousand investments in municipal bonds, illiquid real estate and over 150 distressed and bankrupt companies totaling well in excess of $1 billion. Over her long career she has a proven track record of underwriting and managing special situation and distressed investments often through creative win-win solutions. Mrs. Hatch earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in the Political Economy of Industrialized Societies from the University of California, Berkeley and is a member of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts, 100 Women in Hedge Funds, the American Bankruptcy Institute and is a frequent speaker and media contributor on the topic of specialized securities.