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Meet anika’s Team of

Investment Professionals

Nicholas Mitsakos

Rocky Phagura
Jason Roberts
Kelly Lyons

Nicholas Mitsakos

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all activities with partners
  • Investment portfolio management
  • Develop, revise and monitor investment strategy
  • Oversee operations and day-to-day management, assist system review and investment process, interaction with advisors and consultants, and communicate the team regularly

Career Highlights

  • Has acquired, or been an investor in, over 50 companies in the US, Asia and Europe
  • Served as either a director or advisor to each company, working closely with management, the board and investors
  • Served as Chairman and CEO of Arcadia Capital Group, a venture capital, private equity, and public security investment firm
  • Served as a member of 35 Boards of Directors and Chairman of six companies, including three publicly traded companies
  • Started career at Goldman Sachs in 1985, and cofounded Arcadia In 1989

Education

  • Harvard Business School, Masters in Business Administration
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Masters in Computer Science and Advanced Technologies
  • Harvard Kennedy School, Masters in Leadership and Public Policy
  • University of Southern California, BS in Computer Science and Microbiology

Rocky Phagura

Responsibilities

  • Software architect for data analytics and proprietary trading algorithms
  • Coordination and development of automated trading strategies
  • Evaluation of new technology, performance and techniques

Career Highlights

  • Started career at Intel in 2000
  • Extensive HW and SW knowledge
  • Extensive knowledge in software automation, fault tolerant and risk managed systems
  • In depth of knowledge of high frequency trading, network performance, and communication with various exchanges
  • USB technology patent holder and co-inventor

Education

  • Bachelors in Computer Engineering, Chico State University
  • Masters in Business Administration, University of Phoenix

Jason Roberts

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for current client relations and future client development
  • Part of internal think tank that is accountable for the creation and development of automated algorithms
  • Accountable for deployment and maintaining of daily strategies and techniques
  • Accountable for internal economic strategy and forecasting

Career Highlights

  • Began career working for world-renowned casino brand beginning in 2002
  • Created, developed, and implemented numerous different gaming and financial systems still used in major casinos
  • In depth knowledge of multiple financial markets and exchanges with deep understanding of market function
  • Inclusive comprehension of internal business operations and client relationships

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, University Nevada Las Vegas
  • Bachelor of Science, Finance, University Nevada Las Vegas
  • Masters Business Administration, Finance, University Nevada Las Vegas

Kelly Lyons

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for risk assessment and modeling
  • Part of internal think tank that is accountable for the creation and development of automated algorithms
  • Devise, revise and monitor investment strategies
  • Accountable for strategy, software and data science development

Career Highlights

  • Has spent entire professional career in automated trading
  • In depth experience trading equities, bonds, derivatives and cryptocurrency and automating algorithms

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Economics, Portland State University
Address

304 South Jones Blvd. #2527
Las Vegas, NV  89107

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