"Mr. Pfister manages the sales team for all channels at Altegris Investments. He utilizes over 18 years of alternative investment expertise in his role at Altegris, where he leads the Global Sales and Consulting group in providing alternative investment options to investment professionals, institutional investors and family offices. Mr. Pfister began his career on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange as a technical analyst and trader. After trading in the currency and stock index futures markets for several years, he managed the Global Macro CTA Trade Desk for Dean Witter Reynolds. Later, he joined Man Financial, leading the growth of International Traders Research Inc. (now a member of the Altegris Companies) to its preeminent role of providing dedicated managed futures data services. In June 1998, Mr. Pfister was appointed Institutional Research Executive at the Man Financial Managed Investments Division, a role he held until joining Altegris in 2002. Mr. Pfister is an inaugural member of Chartered Alternative Investment Association and earned the first-ever Chartered Alternative Investments Analyst (CAIA) designation in September 2003. The CAIA is a specific designation that distinguishes individuals who are best qualified in dealing with alternative investments. Mr. Pfister actively participates in the Vistage Key Executives Business Coaching Program, a 14,500+ member organization. Mr. Pfister graduated from the University of San Diego with a degree in business administration with a concentration in finance in July 1993. Mr. Pfister is a managing member of Altegris Capital, EVP of Altegris Investments and serves as a Director and Vice President of Altegris Funds. He is also a member of the Altegris Investment Committee, responsible for qualification, approval and on-going review of all investment strategies and managers on the Altegris platform. "