Kim Avery is the managing member of Autumn Gold Portfolio Management, LLC. She is responsible for the selection of commodity trading advisors for the fund using a proprietary system she has developed during her thirty years in the futures industry.
Avery is also the managing member and founder of AutumnGold.com LLC, a financial services website that provides statistical analysis of alternative investments. AutumnGold.com has tracked commodity trading advisors and hedge funds since 1997.
Avery was the president of Autumn Gold Investments, Inc., a Registered Commodity Pool Operator from April 1998 through June 2002.
From July 1992 through March 1998, she served as a European representative to Renaissance Technologies, the manager of the Medallion Partnership, a hedge partnership with more than $5 billion in assets.
From December 1991 through June 1992, Avery was self-employed as a financial consultant to offshore firms and financial institutions. From November 1987 through December 1991, she was director of managed futures for Balfour Maclaine International (UK) Ltd. of London, a commodities brokerage firm. As director of managed futures, she was responsible for creating customized managed futures and options portfolios for professional and institutional investors, as well as Partnership administration, portfolio management, product development, marketing strategy and sales support for Balfour’s broker network.
Before 1987, Avery worked with several of the largest firms in the commodities industry, including Futures Asset Management Group, Inc. (an introducing brokerage firm of which Avery was a founder), Balfour Maclaine Futures, Inc of New York, Merrill Lynch Futures, Inc, and E.F. Hutton & Co.
She holds a Series 3 License (Futures & Commodities), Series 7 License (General Securities), Series 63 License (Uniform State Law), and a Series 30 License (Futures Branch Office Manager).
Avery received a degree in Business Administration from Adelphi University in 1977, and has continued her studies in finance and statistical analysis at Fordham University.
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