Nicholas (Nick) Lengua, CPA is the Chief Financial Officer of Blueprint Capital Advisors LLC. Nick was most recently the Chief Financial Officer of Fair Oaks Capital, an investment adviser focused on corporate credit opportunities in the US and Europe with approximately $600 million under management. Prior to Fair Oaks Capital, Nick was a Senior Business Analyst and Controller for Apollo Global Management where he assisted in the transition and integration of Stone Tower Capital’s portfolio accounting functions onto Apollo’s platform. Prior to this, Nick was Head of Fund Accounting for Stone Tower. Stone Tower was one of the largest US managers of bank debt structured finance vehicles and also managed five co-mingled hedge and private equity funds. The firm was purchased by Apollo Capital Management in 2012. He was a member of the firm’s Valuation Committee and performed supervisory review of the Net Asset Values produced by Administrators. Prior to Stone Tower, Nick worked at Muzinich & Co. Inc., a global institutional asset manager with $20 billion. As Head of Accounting, he played a significant role in building the firm’s infrastructure and was responsible for all accounting and investor reporting across bond funds, hedge funds, CBOs and managed accounts. Nick began his career as an auditor for Deloitte (previously Deloitte & Touche) where he planned, conducted and concluded audit engagements with financial institutions including Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch.
Nick is a Certified Public Accountant, holds an MBA in Finance and Global Business from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a BBA in Public Accounting from Pace University.