Michael W. Hultzapple, CPA, CFA, CIPM is the Founder and Managing Director of Alpha Performance Verification Services. Mike has over 25 years experience in the financial and investment industry. Most recently he was the Director of Investment Operations for a large fund-of-funds. He was responsible for all operational aspects, asset valuation and performance calculations and verifications. His prior experience includes: Manager - Retirement Plans, Asset Management & Compliance for a Fortune 500 Company; Pension Consultant for a Pension Consulting Firm; and an Auditor and Consultant for a Big 4 Accounting Firm. Mike serves as a FINRA arbitrator and formerly served on the City of Richmond's Investment and Benefits Advisory Committees and as member of the CFA Institute's Disciplinary Review Hearing Panel.