Mr. Szilagyi is President, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Catalyst Capital Advisors, LLC. He is Head of the Advisor’s Executive Committee, Investment Committee and Risk Management Committee. Mr. Szilagyi is responsible for the oversight and strategic direction of the Advisor and the investment program for the Funds. Mr. Szilagyi assists on the portfolio management of Catalyst Funds on a macro level and oversees the Sub-Advisors on Sub-Advised funds.
He is also responsible for monitoring the Advisor’s and the Funds’ compliance with regulatory policies and procedures. Additionally, Mr. Szilagyi is Managing Member of AlphaCentric Advisors, LLC., an investment advisory firm, since 2014; President of Rational Advisors, Inc., an investment advisory firm, since 2016; President of MFund Services, a mutual fund management and administration company, since 2012; President of MFund Distributors, a mutual fund marketing company, since 2012; and President of Abbington Capital Group, LLC, a management consulting company, since 1998. Mr. Szilagyi was President of USA Mutuals Advisors, Inc., an investment advisory firm, from 2011 to 2016. He was also President of Cross Sound Capital, LLC, a hedge fund management company, from 2011 to 2013; Chief Executive Officer of Thomas Lloyd Global Asset Management (Americas), LLC, from 2006 to 2010; Executive Vice President of Business Development for Integrity Mutual Funds, Inc., from 2003 to 2006, and Executive Vice President of Corporate Development for Orbitex Financial Services Group, from 1998 to 2003. Prior to 1998, Mr. Szilagyi was active as a consultant and investment banker in the financial services industry.
Mr. Szilagyi received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from New York University’s, Stern School of Business. Mr. Szilagyi also carries a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.