Tracy Lynch joined Optima in 2003. At Optima, Ms. Lynch is responsible for investor relations covering all of the firm’s products including multi-manager funds (commingled and advisory) as well as single manager hedge funds. This includes working closely with both the Research and Risk teams as well as the Business Development team. Additionally, she is a member of the firm’s Product Development Committee. Prior to joining Optima, Ms. Lynch was at Blackfin Capital LLC, a merger arbitrage fund, handling business development and investor relations. Prior to that, she spent two years at Lord Abbett & Co. in the institutional marketing department. As a product specialist on the small cap growth team, she was responsible for separate account clients as well as institutional mutual fund clients. Ms. Lynch graduated from Tufts University where she received a B.S. in Biology.