Denise DePaola is CEO of Mainstream’s US operations. Denise has over 20 years of experience in public accounting and the alternative investment / financial services arena, with a particular emphasis on fund administration and business development. Denise has been licensed by the State of New York as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Denise has also been recognized as a thought leader, game changer and executive of the year by the hedge fund administration and consulting industry. She received a BA in Accounting and Information Systems from CUNY Queens College, NY, attended Fairleigh Dickinson University, NJ and Wroxton College, Oxfordshire, England. Denise is an active board member of the Dying to Live foundation.