Jesus H. Payan - Place 8, Council Appointee
Since 2006, Mr. Payán has served as General Counsel and until 2017 was also Chief Compliance Officer of Crestline Investors, Inc., an institutional investment manager based in Fort Worth. At Crestline, he is responsible for overseeing the firm's legal and compliance departments and attending to the firm's legal and regulatory compliance matters.
In addition, he has experience with the creation, implementation and review of regulatory compliance programs and legal representation of investors and managers in a broad variety of investment strategies. He is a member of Crestline's Management Committee and sits or advises a number of charitable boards, such as Capital for Kids and other organizations, and often speaks on topics related to the practice of law and its intersection with the investment community.
Lastly, in 2022, Jesus was honored with the Association of Corporate Counsel - DFW Chapter's General Counsel of the Year Award for a small legal department.
For the Fund, Jesus serves on the Investment and Legislative committees.