Michael J. Cramer is the Deputy Chief Compliance Officer at Jasper Ridge Partners, an asset management firm and wealth advisor that provides discretionary investment management services and customized solutions for prominent families, foundations, and global institutions. Michael works in collaboration with the Chief Compliance Officer to oversee all aspects of the firm’s compliance program including managing the revision of policies and procedures, forensic testing, vendor due diligence, regulatory filings, and the review of marketing materials.
Prior to joining Jasper Ridge Partners, Michael was a Director in the Legal & Regulatory Compliance Group at Blue River Partners, an outsourced service provider for the alternative asset management industry. While there, Michael advised C-level executives on regulatory matters (including hedge funds, private equity firms, and CLO managers). His responsibilities included managing both state and SEC regulatory examinations, designing and maintaining regulatory compliance programs for numerous types of investment advisers, and building firms and assisting with fundraising by managing fund launches. Michael holds a J.D. degree from The University of Texas School of Law and a BBA degree from the University of Miami.