Adrian L. Mackay | Portfolio Manager and Fund Advisor

 

Adrian Mackay is responsible for overall portfolio construction and equity derivatives trading at Freestyle. He also manages Freestyle's advisory activities and oversees all client relationships.  Prior to founding Freestyle as a multi-strategy fund in 2002, Mr. Mackay was an investment banker for over twelve years at ING Barings / Furman Selz, Lehman Brothers and Kidder, Peabody.  As a banker he completed numerous financing and principal investment transactions involving all elements of the capital structure and advised on a range of mergers and acquisitions.  In addition, he has been a director of several private companies.  Mr. Mackay holds a BSc in Electronic Engineering from Southampton University in England and an MBA from Tulane Business School in the United States, where he graduated first in class, and completed the PADE at IESE Business School in Spain. Mr. Mackay competed on the Great Britain National Swim Team from 1986 to 1987. He enjoys skiing and triathlon for which he has been an Age Group National Champion and a Team USA member. Mr. Mackay is fluent in Spanish and French.

 

Stephanie R. Elbaum | Controller

 

Stephanie Elbaum is responsible for financial and operations management at Freestyle. Prior to joining Freestyle in 2006, Ms. Elbaum was a senior accountant at Jacobson Family Investments and was responsible for all accounting aspects of the family investment office including oversight of the financial books and records of the family?s investment vehicles, outside audits and annual tax return preparation. Prior to joining Jacobson Family Investments, Ms. Elbaum was at PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1999 to 2002 where she was responsible for external fund auditing. Ms. Elbaum holds a BBA in Accounting from Hofstra University and is a Certified Public Accountant.