Brian Novelline most recently served as Vice President for Mesirow Advanced Strategies, Inc. where he was responsible for manager selection across the capital structure and leading the firm’s co-investment efforts. Prior to joining Mesirow, Mr. Novelline co-managed a multi-strategy portfolio for DRW Holdings and was an equity analyst at Compass Asset Management. Mr. Novelline is a member of the Organizing Committee for Cycle for Survival, a national fundraising event for cancer research. He also serves as an advisory board member of Tree Global, an international sustainable agriculture and environmental restoration program. Mr. Novelline received his B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College and his M.B.A. from Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.