Erik Is Senior Managing Director- Head of Family Office and Alternative Investments. Prior to joining Fi-Tek, Erik was a Managing Director for Morgan Stanley Fund Services (MSFS), a full-service global hedge fund administrator. Erik served on both the executive and operating committees of MSFS which collectively control business management and development. He has over 25 years of public accounting experience, including his tenure at Ernst Young, where he was a partner in charge of the asset management practice for the southwest region. While serving in this capacity, Erik provided assurance, compliance, structuring and tax advisory services for hedge funds, mutual funds, broker dealers, family offices and registered investment advisors. Prior to Ernst Young, Erik was a partner with Grant Thornton specializing in hedge funds. Additionally, Erik served as the Chief Operating and Financial Officer for a global equity fund focused on investments in Greater China. Erik holds a masters degree equivalent in accounting, taxation and auditing from the University of South Africa and has been licensed as a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Accountant.