Tailwind Advisors Appoints Shawn Hessing as CFO & CCO

Tailwind Advisors

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Abby Reardon (817) 708.3662

–For Immediate Release–


FORT WORTH, Texas (April 3, 2018) – Fort Worth-based Tailwind Advisors (Tailwind) today announced the addition of Shawn Hessing as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to joining Tailwind, Shawn spent over 32 years at KPMG, as the National Managing Partner of Private Equity, splitting time between KPMG’s New York and Fort Worth offices. Prior to his tenure as National Managing Partner, he held multiple roles including the Audit Partner-in-Charge US of Private Equity, Managing Partner in the firm’s Fort Worth, TX office, and Lead Partner-Real Estate in the Southwest Region.

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After retiring from KPMG in 2011, Shawn served as the Chief Financial Officer of Oak Hill Capital Partners before retiring in December 2015. Most recently, Shawn served as a strategic advisor at Blue River Partners, LLC, a premier service provider to the alternative asset industry. Shawn earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Midwestern State University, where he currently serves on the Board of Regents and is past Chairman.

“Shawn has been a good friend and advisor to Tailwind for many years, and we are delighted to welcome him as a full member of the team. His experience provides tremendous industry knowledge that is directly relevant to Tailwind’s business. In addition, Shawn enjoys an outstanding reputation in the industry and the community as a man of honesty, integrity, and commitment. We are fortunate to have him join the Tailwind team,” stated Tailwind Principal Stewart Henderson.

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