Ms. Bjornson is the Chief Compliance Officer of Kennedy Capital Management Inc. Prior to Kennedy, Ms. Bjornson was Deputy Chief Compliance Officer of Hudson Advisors, L.P. and Lone Star Global Acquisitions, Ltd., and the Chief Compliance Officer of Hudson Americas, L.P. and Lone Star North America Acquisitions, L.P. Ms. Bjornson has over 20 years of experience in securities compliance and regulation. Prior to joining Hudson, Ms. Bjornson served as Chief Compliance Officer for Walker Smith Capital Management, L.P., a U.S. long-short equity hedge fund manager in Dallas. Prior to Walker Smith Ms. Bjornson worked with a compliance consulting firm in Dallas as a Managing Director providing compliance oversight to asset managers and private fund managers. Ms. Bjornson has also previously worked with two alternative asset managers in the Dallas area with assets under management of over $20 billion. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Oklahoma State University and is pursuing an M.S. in Jurisprudence from Seton Hall University School of Law.