Addison is a director of business development at XA Investments and has over 18 years of industry experience. He is responsible for alternatives education and developing firm visibility across various wealth management channels. Prior to XAI, Addison was a partner at Dakota Funds Group, an outsourced sales and marketing partner for institutional investment management firms. Previous to Dakota, Addison spent 12 years at value equity manager Cramer Rosenthal McGlynn where he pursued subadvisory opportunities and spearheaded business development efforts within the RIA, Family Office, Bank and Insurance communities. Prior to joining Cramer Rosenthal McGlynn, Addison helped build an internal and external sales division at Pilgrim Baxter and Associates. He received a B.A. in political science from Amherst College.