Elizabeth Kostolansky led all of Eachwin’s administrative efforts as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. She joined General Equity Holdings in November 2016.
Elizabeth has spent over 20 years in the financial services industry, with business and operations management, compliance and start up experience. Prior to joining Eachwin, Elizabeth helped create Bank of America Securities’ $1 billion proprietary capital, hedge fund investment program. She took responsibility for evaluating prospective managers’ operational infrastructure, execution/trading controls, and compliance programs and negotiated the governing legal documents. Soon after, she joined a $500mm long-short hedge fund where she served as Chief Operating Officer. There she was responsible for the operations, finance, compliance and marketing functions. She served as the Chief Compliance Officer, developing and implementing a comprehensive compliance program, including registering with the SEC and establishing the firm as a Qualified Professional Asset Manager.
Elizabeth’s financial services career began in the convertible bond arena. She entered the Salomon Brothers’ training program in 1993 and worked there for five years, after which she joined Bank of America, initially in Convertible Sales and ultimately as Business Manager for the Outsourced Proprietary Trading Platform. Elizabeth graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B. A. in Marketing from St. Ambrose University in 1988. She earned her Master of Management degree from Northwestern University’s J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management in 1993.
Elizabeth has been active in a variety of local community organizations and is a member of 100 Women in Hedge Funds and a member of the St. Ambrose University College of Business Alumni Advisory Council.