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Esther Goodman

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Compliance Officer
Esther Goodman joined Della Parola in July 2021 as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance
Officer, bringing to the firm more than 35 years of experience in all facets of the alternative
investment industry. Ms. Goodman is also a co- Founder and Managing Director of Conyers Group,
LLC, advising hedge fund managers and CTAs, on strategy, marketing, organization, operations.
She currently sits on the board of a hedge fund (SPC) domiciled in the Cayman Islands.

Prior to founding Conyers, Ms. Goodman was the Senior Executive Vice President and Chief
Operating Officer of The Kenmar Group for 27 years, where she led the firm’s front- to back-office
business operations, was a member of its Investment Committee and chaired its Operational Risk
Committee. Prior to joining Kenmar, Ms. Goodman served as a marketing executive at Commodities
Corp. in Princeton, N.J and was a founding principal of Westchester Commodity Management, one
of the industry’s early CTAs. She was also a Founding Member and Director of the Managed
Futures Trade Association from 1987-1991 and a Director of the Managed Futures Association from
1991-1995, predecessor organizations to the Managed Funds Association (MFA). In 2014, Ms.
Goodman received a Lifetime Achievement Award from CTA Expo.

Ms. Goodman is a founder and Board Member of the Stacy Joy Goodman Memorial Foundation, a
non-profit charity committed to finding a cure for type 1 diabetes, and she has been a National Board
Member of the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation since 1968.

Ms. Goodman graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. degree in Psychology.