Brandon Ortiz, JD – Managing Director

Mr. Ortiz joined Blue River Partners in May of 2015 as a Managing Director. His responsibilities include providing fund launch services, implementing and administering compliance programs and managing single project engagements for alternative asset managers.

Prior to joining Blue River Partners, Mr. Ortiz acted as Associate General Counsel and Senior Compliance Manager for Achievement Asset Management, LLC (f/k/a PEAK6 Advisors LLC), a multi-billion dollar investment advisory firm from January 2013 to February 2015. While at Achievement, Mr. Ortiz advised management with respect to hedge fund launches and the ongoing management of the firm’s hedge funds, mutual fund sub-advisory business and compliance program. Additionally, he was responsible for updating fund operating and offering documents, negotiating side letters, reviewing marketing materials and conducting the annual review of the compliance program, among other related activities.

Prior to joining Achievement, Mr. Ortiz was an associate in the Investment Products and Derivatives group at Sidley Austin LLP from October 2008 to December 2012. While at Sidley, Mr. Ortiz Represented multi-billion dollar investment adviser clients managing domestic and offshore fund of hedge funds, direct trading hedge funds, commodity pools and managed accounts.

Mr. Ortiz graduated with honors from Thurgood Marshall School of Law in 2008 where he was in the top 5% of his graduating class.