QUaker Event arbitrage Fund Adviser:

Quaker Funds, Inc., Berwyn, PA

Quaker Funds, Inc.


Thomas F. Kirchner, CFA Thomas F. Kirchner, CFA, Portfolio Manager.  Mr. Kirchner has been responsible for the day-to-day management of the Fund since its 2003 inception. Prior to joining Quaker Funds, Inc., he was the founder of Pennsylvania Avenue Advisers LLC and the Portfolio Manager of the Pennsylvania Avenue Event-Driven Fund. From 1996-1999, Mr. Kirchner worked as a Bond Trader for Banque Nationale de Paris S.A. In 1999, he was retained by Fannie Mae as a Financial Engineer. Mr. Kirchner is a graduate of Kings College, University of London; Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Paul Hoffmeister Paul Hoffmeister, Portfolio Manager.  Mr. Hoffmeister joined Quaker Funds, Inc. in 2010. His most recent experience has been as Chief Economist of Bretton Woods Research LLC. He served as the Director of Market Strategy at Polyconomics from 2004-2006. While there, he worked as Chief Economist with Jude Wanniski, one of the three godfathers of supply-side economics. Mr. Hoffmeister’s experience includes trading derivatives on the S&P 500 at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, as well as trading the Kospi 200 Index on the Korean Stock Exchange. His insights have been quoted in the financial press including Bloomberg and Reuters. He has appeared on CNBC’s “Kudlow & Company” and has written for National Review Online and Forbes. Mr. Hoffmeister has served as a Senior Policy Advisor to a number of presidential campaigns. He is a graduate of Georgetown University with a BS in Accounting and Finance.