team

Paul Szep, cpa
General Operations, Compliance and Finance

Paul Szep serves as the FINOP for FocusPoint. With over 20 years of experience in public and private accounting, Mr. Szep has developed specialized skills in Accounting, Tax, and Operations for hedge funds, private equity funds, and broker dealers. Paul is also a FINRA Series 27 FINOP. Prior to joining FocusPoint in 2014, he held accounting manager titles for PEF Services, a private equity administrator, and Rothstein Kass & Co., an audit and administration firm for alternative investment funds. In the private market, he served as the Controller and Chief Financial Officer for a multi-billion dollar NY-based hedge fund from 2004- 2010. He graduated with a B.S. in Accounting from Montclair State University.

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Michael Wychozowycz
Assistant Controller

Michael Wychozowycz serves as the Assistant Controller for FocusPoint. Prior to joining the FocusPoint in 2014, Mr. Wychozowycz worked as a staff accountant for PEF Services, from 2011 to 2014, where he administered the back office accounting and reporting for multiple private equity clients.

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Rashi Dhir
General Counsel

Rashi Dhir is a Senior Consultant to FocusPoint. He is a Partner at DMD Advocates where he served as outside counsel to FocusPoint on its management buy-out. From 2002 to 2010, Mr. Dhir was Managing Director and General Counsel at Guggenheim Partners, LLC where he worked with David Conrod. Prior to Guggenheim Partners, LLC, he was Senior Associate at Clifford Chance US LLP and Senior Associate at Clifford Chance (Rogers & Wells). Mr. Dhir graduated from Delhi University where he was valedictorian and received a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

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Louis Mattielli
Chief Compliance Officer

Louis Mattielli has held senior legal, compliance and administrative positions in several financial services firms over a lengthy career. He holds the Series 7, 10 and 24 FINRA licenses. He is a graduate of Saint Peter's College and New York Law School.

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