Patricia Watters is co-founder and partner at Catalina Partners, an independent business risk advisory firm that focuses exclusively on the needs of the institutional investment industry. Prior to Catalina Partners, Dr. Watters served as managing director, chief operating officer, and chief compliance officer at Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company, a SEC-registered investment adviser managing $10 billion in funds of hedge funds. Dr. Watters holds a B.A. from University of Nevada Las Vegas, and a Ph.D. in financial economics from University of California Riverside.