Nicolas Sitinas joined Papamarkou Wellner in 2012 where he serves as Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Sitinas has been working on Wall Street since 1996, starting out as an Associate Equity Analyst with Lazard Frères & Co. LLC, covering shipping, transportation, cruise and defense companies. Mr. Sitinas then joined Shikiar Asset Management as an equity research analyst and assistant portfolio manager. While there, Mr. Sitinas covered a wide variety of sectors and companies with a concentration on media and entertainment. In 2001, Mr. Sitinas founded NES Capital Management LLC which successfully managed two equity oriented hedge funds that significantly outperformed their benchmarks during his decade long tenure. Mr. Sitinas graduated from Tufts University in 1990 with a BSc in Computer Science and from Columbia Business School in 1996 with an MBA in Finance.