Jason Gerlach joined Sunrise Capital Partners in 2008 and is the firms CEO and Managing Partner. In his role, Gerlach determines and drives Sunrise’s overall business strategy and oversees Sunrise’s day-to-day business operations and activities. Prior to joining Sunrise, Gerlach was a Sunrise investor, a private businessperson and an attorney with Hale and Dorr LLP (now WilmerHale) in Boston and later Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin (now Arnold & Porter LLP) in San Francisco. Gerlach holds a J.D. cum laude and an M.A. in Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration from the University of Wisconsin (1996) and a B.A. in Government from Cornell University (1993). Gerlach has completed additional finance and business studies at The Wharton School and Harvard Business School. Gerlach co-founded the California Hedge Fund Association in 2010 and is currently the organization’s President and a member of its Board of Directors.