Frequently Asked Questions

THFA committee volunteering is a stepping stone to becoming an industry leader.  Serving on a THFA committee offers skills, training, and experiences to grow personally and professionally. Some benefits of serving on one of our committees include:

  • Q:

    What is the Texas Hedge Fund Association (THFA)?

    A:

    The THFA is a well-supported, motivated and active not-for-profit entity that promotes the understanding of the hedge fund industry and dialogue between the regional members of the investment community, through education and communication.

  • Q:

    What are the types of Members in THFA?

    A:

    (1) Hedge Fund Manager / Investment Adviser / CTA, (2) Industry Service Provider, (3) Individual (this level is reserved for students & academics; if you not a student and are not associated with a Firm, please Contact Us to discuss the applicable level).

    THFA Firm memberships allow for 1 primary contact and up to 5 individuals to be listed as sub-members on the entity’s membership roster. Each sub-member receives communications directly from THFA, has access to the members-only portions of THFA's website and is eligible to attend all events free of charge. Sub-members may be added after the original membership application has been submitted. If you require assistance with sub-member changes, please Contact Us with your request.

  • Q:

    How do I Join the THFA? What are the fees and how do I pay?

    A:

    All investment industry participants, related vendors, academics, individual investors and interested parties are invited to join the THFA. We have created a scaled, equitable membership dues system in order to encourage membership from all interested parties. Please click here to access the membership application. Payment can be made online by credit card or by check mailed to the Texas Hedge Fund Association.

    There is a one-time membership fee to join the THFA, as follows:

    Individuals (reserved for students & academics) -- $100
    Fund Managers / Investment Advisers / CTAs -- $250
    Industry Professionals / Service Providers -- $500

    If you are not a student and are not associated with a Firm, please contact us to discuss the applicable membership level.

    The THFA mailing address is:

    Texas Hedge Fund Association, Inc.
    Attn: Bradley M. Pugh
    1700 Pacific Avenue, Suite 4100
    Dallas, TX 75201

  • Q:

    How often, and where, does the THFA meet?

    A:

    The THFA Board officially meets once a quarter in a Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Austin or San Antonio location. THFA Member events are typically planned around these dates with additional regional events, seminars, educational panel discussions and networking events scheduled at various times during the year.

  • Q:

    May I attend events if I am not a THFA member?

    A:

    We welcome guests to any THFA event. Please note that there is a nominal fee levied for non-members to attend; payment may be made by credit card through the website or by check or cash at the event registration desk.

  • Q:

    How do I Join a Committee of the THFA?

    A:

    Committees are appointed by the Executive Director from invitees and nominations received from the membership. Please indicate your interest in committee membership when joining or through the Volunteer tab on the website.

  • Q:

    How can I sponsor a THFA event?

    A:

    Please contact an officer of the THFA to learn more about sponsoring opportunities with us. This information is located on the Contact Us page. Again, any one of the officers can discuss sponsoring opportunities on our web site.