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Our Legal & Compliance Team

Legal & Compliance
Herbie Bohnet joined TIFF in 2008. He serves as a Managing Director and General Counsel - Corporate. Mr. Bohnet was previously an associate in the Boston office of Ropes & Gray LLP, where he represented institutional investors, including leading endowments. He received his BSE magna cum laude in biomedical and mechanical engineering from Duke University and his JD from Stanford Law School.
Michael Brophy joined TIFF in 2015 and is a member of the compliance staff. He was previously employed by City of London Investment Management Company as US Chief Compliance Officer. He has also held senior compliance positions with SEI Investments and PFPC, among other firms. He received his BS in economics/finance from the University of Scranton and his JD from Widener University School of Law.
John Hill joined TIFF in 2015 and is a member of the compliance staff. He was previously employed as a manager at Vigilant Compliance, LLC, a compliance consulting firm, where he provided compliance services to registered investment advisers, mutual funds, private equity firms, and hedge funds. He received his BS in crime law and justice, with a business option, from The Pennsylvania State University.
Erin O'Connor joined TIFF in 2007 and is a member of the compliance staff. She was previously employed by GMAC Mortgage as a senior accountant. Prior to joining GMAC, Ms. O'Connor was a staff accountant for Arthur Andersen LLP and KPMG LLP, where she audited mutual funds. She received her BS in accounting from the University of Richmond. She is a certified public accountant.
Fran Sebzda joined TIFF in 2007. She is a paralegal working closely with legal and compliance staff. Prior to joining TIFF, Ms. Sebzda performed paralegal and compliance work at Citco Fund Services, Inc. and Liberty Ridge Capital, Inc. She received her AAS in paralegal studies from Delaware County Community College.
Christian Szautner joined TIFF in 2008. He serves as General Counsel – Regulatory and as Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) of TIFF’s regulated investment advisers and TIFF's family of mutual funds. Mr. Szautner has overall responsibility for regulatory and compliance matters at TIFF, and he serves as the key liaison with regulatory agencies. Prior to joining TIFF, Mr. Szautner was a partner in the Philadelphia office of Ballard Spahr, LLP, where he practiced investment management law. He holds a BA cum laude in political science from The Pennsylvania State University and a JD cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania.
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