Tony Chereso, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for Portfolio Alternatives, has over two decades of experience in the financial services industry – from capital markets, due diligence, corporate accounting, finance, audit, customer relations, administration, to sales and marketing. Previously Tony served as the Director of Capital Markets for UDF. Prior to UDF, he served as President and CEO for FactRight, LLC, a leading third party independent due diligence and research firm. Tony oversaw FactRight’s strategic initiatives, business development and operations. His twenty years working for Fortune 100 companies, including eighteen years of corporate finance, tax and audit with Verizon Communications, have provided him with unique leadership expertise and a global business perspective. Tony taught for the Institute of Internal Auditors and has been recognized as a distinguished instructor for the Institute of Internal Auditors.