Mr. Hoover is the Director, Product Analytics, Compliance, and Distribution of the General Partner. Mr. Hoover has extensive experience in investment analysis, portfolio management, and risk management. Prior to joining the General Partner in 2020, he was at BlackRock for more than 11 years in a variety of client service and strategic planning roles, including the ETF and institutional-client businesses. He joined BlackRock in 2008 after working as an engagement manager for the consulting practice of EY LLP, where he advised asset-management, private-equity, broker-dealer, and endowment clients on risk management and regulatory compliance best practices. He began his career as a portfolio manager at Wells Fargo. Mr. Hoover earned an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Economics at the University of California, San Diego, and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.
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