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FEA Board: New York Hedge Fund

Bruce Berger

COO & CFO
Atlantic Investments Management, Inc

Before joining Atlantic Investment Management in 2005, extensive expertise in the financial services sector included the role of Chief Financial Officer with a $4 billion credit focused asset management firm, the Controller of a self clearing brokerage, asset management and structured products firm and as a Manager at Arthur Andersen. Extensive accomplishments in these various roles are the result of an in-depth knowledge and understanding of Financial/Operations management, legal and regulatory compliance, investor relations and business development and information technology.Successes in the area of risk management include an instrumental role in designing and implementing an IT infrastructure for risk reporting and control. Demonstrating organizational skills, industry expertise and being responsive to the needs of management, clients and regulators has been a priority, further contributing to his value as a financial leader.In addition to being Certified Public Accountant and a member of the AICPA, Bruce has held other licenses including Series 7, 27 and 63. Continuing professional development includes meeting and working with other industry visionaries as a founding board member of the Hedge Fund CFO organization and the New York Hedge Fund networking group, demonstrating a desire to continually learn about innovations and advances in the field.


Cyrus Borzooyeh

CFO
Reservoir Capital Group
  

 

Cyrus Borzooyeh has been the Chief Financial Officer of Reservoir Capital Group since January 2010. From February to December 2009, Mr. Borzooyeh was a consultant to Reservoir focused on implementing certain technologies to create operational efficiencies. Prior to joining Reservoir, Mr. Borzooyeh was a Partner and Chief Financial Officer of Cyrus Capital Partners, L.P. from 2005 to 2009. Before joining Cyrus Capital, Mr. Borzooyeh was the Chief Financial Officer of King Street Capital Management, L.L.C from 2000 to 2005. Mr. Borzooyeh’s first private sector position was as a fund accountant at Tiger Management, L.L.C. from 1998 to 2000. Previous to that, Mr. Borzooyeh was at KPMG Peat Marwick LLP (now known as KPMG LLP) in their Financial Services line of business, where his experience included auditing mutual funds, common trust funds, and collective investment funds, as well as consulting financial services clients. Mr. Borzooyeh began his career at Goldstein Golub Kessler and Company, P.C. (now merged into McGladrey & Pullen LLP), a public accounting firm, where he spent approximately half of his time on hedge fund clients.

Mr. Borzooyeh graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Accounting from Binghamton University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Borzooyeh currently serves on the Binghamton University School of Management Dean’s Metro Advisory Board and on the New York hedge fund chapter of the Financial Executives Alliance’s advisory board (formerly known as the Hedge Fund CFO Association). He has been a member of both boards since 2008.


Mendy R. Haas

CFO
Third Point LLC

Mendy joined Third Point LLC in 2008. Mr. Haas was previously the Chief Financial Officer for DiMaio Ahmad Capital, an asset manager with more than $6 billion under management. Prior to that, Mr. Haas worked at Tiber Asset Management as a Vice President responsible for the firm’s financial and tax reporting. He started his tax and financial career at Deloitte & Touche. Mr. Haas is a graduate of Fordham University with a joint J.D./MBA as well as a B.S. in Accounting from Brooklyn College.


Edward Levy
CFO/Member of the General Partner
Omega Advisors, Inc.

Prior to joining Omega in 2006, Ed was the Chief Financial Officer at Seneca Capital, a New York based hedge fund from 2005 to February 2006. Prior to Seneca, Ed was the CFO at two Connecticut based hedge funds from 2002-2005. Prior to this, Ed was previously at Omega as Co-Controller and then as Co-CFO from 1993-2002. From 1988 to 1993, Ed was a supervisor at the public accounting firm of Goldstein Golub Kessler & Company, P.C. As a certified public accountant, he is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Ed, who received a BS in Accounting from the State University of New York at Albany in 1988, resides in Mahopac, New York with his wife, Lisa, and their four children.


Sandra Satz

CFO & CCO
Column Park Asset Management
Sandra Satz

Sandra Satz is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Column Park Asset Management, LP, a registered investment advisor focusing on investing in credit markets. Prior to that Sandra served the same roles at Eagle River Asset Management LLC, a registered investment advisor managing a credit and event fund. Over the past twenty-five years, she has gained extensive hands-on experience in accounting, operations, tax, and compliance as the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating and Chief Compliance Officer of various hedge funds. She has also held a Series 27 license as the Financial and Operations Principal of a registered broker-dealer. Sandra began her career at the public accounting firm of Spicer and Oppenheim. She graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Accounting from Brooklyn College and is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.


Joanne Tuckman

Chief Financial Officer
Firebird Management

Joanne Tuckman has been the Chief Financial Officer at Firebird Management since May 2002 as well as Chief Operating Officer since 2016. Firebird manages four private funds dedicated to investment in publicly traded equities of companies operating in the former Soviet Union and emerging Eastern European countries and co-manages two private equity funds focusing on the Baltic States. Prior to Firebird, Joanne was the Director of Financial Services at Showtime Networks, a cable network. She has also worked at EMI Music Publishing as Manager of Corporate Finance and began her career at Deloitte & Touche in the Trade Group. Joanne is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Vermont.


Jim Weiner

Partner & CFO
Indus Capital Partners, LLC

Jim Weiner is a Partner and Chief Financial Officer of Indus Capital Partners, LLC, a $6.2 billion equity long short manager, focusing on the Asia Pacific region. Jim oversees fund and corporate accounting, trade operations and tax, as well as supporting various strategic initiatives. Prior to joining Indus, Jim, a CPA, was a Vice President at BlackRock, Inc, a publicly-traded investment advisor, where he was responsible for their SEC reporting, accounting policy and support of M&A initiatives and new investment products. Jim began his career at Ernst & Young in its asset management practice focusing on publicly traded investment managers, private equity funds and hedge funds. Jim graduated magna cum laude from Binghamton University in 1997.

 
 
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