FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
– Firm is Now Independently Verified for Highest Ethical Standards
Middleton, WI – September 19, 2005 – Prairie Hawk Capital Management announced today the appointment of Kathy Davis as its Chief Compliance Officer. This appointment is made in conjunction with a year long certification process that provides independent verification of ethical standards and practices to the financial community called AIMR-Professional Performance Standards® (AIMR-PPS®) and Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®.)
“We are very proud to have reached the level of excellence required to comply with AIMR-PPS and GIPS,” said Lamont Davis, senior portfolio manager at Prairie Hawk Capital Management. “These rigorous standards are a voluntary code of conduct for our industry, and set the highest bar for ethical performance and professional conduct.”
Kathy Davis will manage the AIMR-PPS and GIPS compliance which involves regular verification of adherence to the standards. “Prairie Hawk holds a unique place of trust in the lives of our clients,” said Kathy Davis, chief compliance officer at Prairie Hawk. “We take this responsibility seriously and chose to validate it by obtaining the AIMR-PPS and GIPS certification.”
About Prairie Hawk Capital Management
Prairie Hawk Capital Management, LLC is an independently registered investment management firm that focuses entirely on fee based portfolio management. Located at 6730 Frank Lloyd Wright Avenue, Suite 101, Middleton, WI 53562, Prairie Hawk maintains licensing in Wisconsin and California, and is available online at www.prairiehawkmadison.com.
About AIMR-PPS and GIPS
CFA Institute, formerly AIMR, is a global, non-profit association of portfolio managers, investment advisors, securities analysts and other investment professionals that promotes high standards of professional practice and full and fair disclosure of financial information to investors and all those involved in investment decision-making. CFA Institute has more than 71,000 members in 117 countries. Membership also includes more than 129 local professional societies in 50 countries and territories, including 69 societies in the U.S. and 12 in Canada.
CFA Institute is best known for its standard-setting for investment-performance measurement and presentation – AIMR-PPS® (in North America) and Global Investment Performance Standards, or GIPS® (worldwide).