"Compliance infrastructure was ranked the third most important manager selection criterion, with nearly 50% of respondents citing it as "very important.""

SEI-Greenwich Associates Report, New Rules of Institutional Hedge Fund Investing, January 2010

ACS Team

J. Trum Van Middlesworth - Chief Executive Officer

Trum as a founder and Chief Executive Officer is responsible for setting the Business Strategy and managing all facets of the company’s operations. A key focus is on business development with strategic partners and distribution through service providers with complimentary offerings. Trum began his career in Edmonton, AB with IBM and managed the regional office for Xerox Learning Systems in Vancouver, BC.

Prior to joining ACS, Trum was VP of Sales for Bitpipe, Inc. where he hired and developed the initial sales force for their core syndication service and then launched the Analyst Direct competitive information portal for major IT companies. Trum attended the University of Manitoba's Faculty of Administrative Studies majoring in marketing and accounting.

Scott Spector - President

As President Scott works hand in hand with Trum in managing operations of the company with a focus on business development and sales. Prior to joining ACS Scott consulted with a range of startups and early stage companies. Prior to working for hedge fund Bull Path, Scott founded Venaca, a provider of & services for digital asset management.

He started his career with Irving Trust as an analyst in New York city. He then became a consultant with McKinsey & Company working with fortune 500 companies.

Don Dempster - Director

Don brings over 20 years of investment management and business experience to his role as a Director of ACS. His background with the Securities and Exchange Commission and later as an equity analyst and product manager provides a comprehensive foundation for steering the firm. Don successfully led several investment management and consulting firms in his capacity as COO.

A veteran of the US Army, Don holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Idaho and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). A member of the CFA Society of San Diego, Don also sits on the St. John the Evangelist School Board.