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Crypto Asset Management appoints two new executive officers

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Crypto Asset Management (CAM) has appointed two new executive officers – David Mathews will serve as Chief Legal Officer and Kyle Chaykowski as Chief Financial Officer. Both will be based in CAM’s La Jolla, California office.

Mathews (pictured), will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s regulatory compliance programs, managing legal resources and activities and advising on legal aspects of investment product design and structure.
He joins the CAM team with 20 plus years’ legal and regulatory experience in the financial services industry, focusing primarily in the alternative investments space in support of sponsors and distributors of hedge funds, commodity funds and US-registered investment funds pursuing “liquid alts”, private equity and other non-traditional investment strategies.
Prior to joining CAM, Mathews served 12 plus years as General Counsel and CCO of the Altegris Companies, and before that was in-house counsel to a California-based hedge fund of funds manager.  David also practiced law with Shearman & Sterling in Washington, DC, and from 1991 to 1998, was an attorney with the SEC in both the Enforcement and Investment Management Divisions. Mathews’ background also includes experience as in-house counsel for the insurance affiliate of the Investment Company Institute, the trade association for the mutual fund industry, and experience in general corporate and securities law matters with law firms in Dallas, TX. David earned a BS in Finance from Oklahoma State University and a JD from Pepperdine University School of Law.
Chaykowski will be responsible for managing the firm’s finances, including financial planning, management of financial risks, record-keeping, and financial reporting. Chaykowski is also a member of CAM’s ICO Investment Committee.
He joins the CAM team with 10 plus years’ of financial and investment management experience in hedge funds, private equity and venture capital strategies in sectors including cryptocurrencies, biotechnology, real estate, technology and lifestyle/hospitality.
Chaykowski started his career as an auditor at Deloitte, one of the largest accounting organisations in the world before transitioning into the investment management space as Vice President of Tang Capital Management.  He also holds a CPA license and a BS from the University of San Diego.

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