Mayer Cherem, CFA, CQF (Newport Beach) is a Managing Director and Partner, joined PAAMCO in 2004, and is a member of the PAAMCO Prisma Executive Committee and the Investment Committees for the firm’s Multi-Asset Investing Program including the Fund of Funds and Molecule implementation strategy. Mayer heads the Portfolio Management team with respect to the Multi-Asset Investment Programs and is also responsible for Relative Value investments. Mayer focuses on identifying new, uncorrelated sources of alpha through fundamental analysis and their optimal integration into client portfolios. He is involved in the ongoing development of the firm’s risk criteria and quantitative aspects of portfolio construction. Mayer also manages several hedge fund solutions for large institutions with a focus on emerging and minority owned managers. He earned his MBA from Columbia Business School after graduating from the Universidad Simon Bolivar of Venezuela with a BS in Production Engineering.