Laura Roche

Laura Roche, CFO Atwater Capital

Ms. Roche joined the founding team at Atwater Capital in November, 2009 and serves as Chief Financial Officer. Upon joining Atwater, Ms. Roche was responsible for fully developing and implementing the firm’s financial and business operations, as well as the infrastructure, technology platform and Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery plans. Ms. Roche has also been chiefly involved in the creation and implementation of Atwater’s comprehensive compliance program. Immediately prior to joining Atwater she served as CFO of Cadmus Capital, a hedge fund investing in long/short equities where she also joined pre‐launch. Before her time at Cadmus, Ms. Roche worked as Chief Financial Officer at Edge Capital. Prior to working at Edge Capital she served as a Senior Associate and Team Leader in the prime brokerage group at Morgan Stanley & Co. At Morgan Stanley she was responsible for many of the firm’s top tier hedge fund clients and for managing a team of client service personnel. Ms. Roche began her career at Ernst & Young LLP in its investment partnership group in New York. She received
an M.B.A. in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a B.S. in Accounting from Fordham University. She is a Certified Public Accountant. She serves on the Advisory Board of Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business and is the Treasurer of Stoked, a not for profit organization serving at risk youth in New York and Los Angeles.