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Melvin Bacani has been an active and engaged volunteer with IMSA and the IMSA Alumni Association (IAA) since 2009, when he first joined the IAA cabinet and took the lead role in planning his 20-year reunion for his class. Melvin’s leadership has elevated and empowered the volunteer leaders of the IAA, and has set the stage for more meaningful and strategic activities between alumni, students and IMSA. Last year Melvin helped start a new commodities firm, Leeward Pointe Capital, as the CIO, and the firm recently merged with Typhon Capital Management. Melvin also took the additional role of CTO/Director of Operations at Typhon Access (part of the Typhon family). He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1994 with a BS in Pure Mathematics.


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