Richard Travia, Partner & Director of Research Mr. Travia is a key member of the investment team and is involved in all strategy, investment, allocation and risk management decisions. He focuses on hedge fund manager due diligence and selection while also overseeing the R&D for Tradex’s systematic models, the operational due diligence process and service provider relationships. Mr. Travia helped build and launch Tradex’s proprietary ranking models that aid in manager identification and selection. Prior to co-founding Tradex Global Advisors in 2004, Mr. Travia worked with Mr. Beattie as the lead analyst for the Select Access Family of Funds. Mr. Travia holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Villanova University and is currently a Senator on the Villanova University Senate.