Alternative Capital Markets
Ava Watkins heads the Alternative Asset Group. Ms. Watkins founded the Alternative Asset Group, a third-party marketing business focused on raising assets in the alternative space. Clients include a variety of single manager hedge funds, fund of hedge funds, private equity and venture, as well as a feeder fund which allows access to some of the biggest names in the business with lower minimum investments. Ms. Watkins began her career at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where her interest in hedge funds developed. She joined Tremont Partners, a consulting firm, where she marketed alternative asset managers before founding her own business. Ms. Watkins is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
She holds FINRA licenses Series 7 and 63.