Nicholas Lotysz is the Director of Operational Due Diligence for First Trust Capital Solutions. He is responsible for operational due diligence reviews of managers and ongoing manager monitoring. Prior to joining FT-AIR in 2018, Mr. Lotysz worked as a Vice President for Mesirow Advanced Strategies, Inc. where he spent nine years performing operational due diligence on alternative investment managers.
Prior to joining Mesirow Advanced Strategies, Inc. in 2009, Mr. Lotysz worked as the director of finance and operations at Lakeview Investment Group, LLC. Prior to joining Lakeview Investment Group, LLC, in 2007, he worked as an assistant vice president at Credit Suisse and as an auditor at Deloitte. At Deloitte, Mr. Lotysz was part of the enterprise risk services practice and focused on financial services clients, primarily hedge funds. He received a B.S. in accounting and finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In addition, Mr. Lotysz is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a CFA charterholder.