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Lou Quattrucci joins Elgin White’s rapidly expanding North America team

Lou Quattrucci, Director of Sales, North America

Elgin White has announced the appointment of Lou Quattrucci who joins as Director and Head of Sales, North America.

Lou adds vast experience to our newly formed North America team as Elgin White expands beyond its current client base in Europe and Asia, having worked with C-suite executives including heads of technology and operations at numerous institutional investment management firms, mutual funds, wealth and asset management firms, pension funds and family offices.

He has a deep understanding of the operational and investment system challenges these firms face – and how to solve them.  

In addition to Lou’s extensive consulting experience, he also has in-depth insight into the investment operations vendor landscape, having worked at Thomson (Reuters), FIS (Sungard), and Linedata. 

“I’m excited to be back working alongside former associates and colleagues Erik Schutte (when at Accenture) and Jeremy Hurwitz (founder and former president of InvestTech, acquired by Accenture in 2017). It is great to be part of such an experienced and fast-growing team of experts in data management, cloud adoption, investment accounting, trade-order management, performance measurement and attribution, client reporting, and the entire investment life cycle. Together, we are ideally positioned to help investment managers become more efficient and cost-effective with their operating model. ”   

Speaking of the appointment Erik Schutte, CEO at Elgin White said: “Lou will be a huge asset to Elgin White’s clients in North America. He has a long-established reputation for understanding the challenges that investment managers are facing, both operationally and competitively, and working with them to identify ways to deliver better client service, at a lower cost.”

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Jeremy Hurwitz

Managing Director - North America

Based in Los Angeles, California, Jeremy founded InvestTech Systems Consulting LLC in 1990. As President and Director the Enterprise Data Management and Architecture Practice for more than 25 years he managed over 50 large investment technology, strategy, and implementation projects for many of the largest global investment management firms. Following the acquisition of his firm by Accenture in 2017, Jeremy remained as Managing Director, Asset Management Lead.

Jeremy joined Elgin White in 2022 to lead the firm’s launch into North America. He is recognized throughout the North America asset management community as a thought leader and innovation architect in the design of enterprise data, analytics, and reporting platforms. His deep knowledge, broad buy-side network, and extensive experience deploying business-outcome-focused technology solutions successfully has accelerated the growth of Elgin White in North America.

Stanley Drasky

Managing Director

Stan joined Elgin White in 2020 following an impressive 30-year career working predominantly for world-class buy-side financial services firms in North America and Europe. He is a renowned buy-side technology leader with a reputation for designing and delivering large-scale transformation initiatives at scale and pace. Currently, Stan is especially active leading infrastructure (cloud and managed services) transformation projects.

His most recent roles prior to Elgin White include Chief Information Officer (EMEA) at State Street and various senior positions during his eight-year tenure at Northern Trust Corporation, including Head of IT & EMEA/Global Director of Fund Administration Technology, Global Director of Asset Management Technology, and Director of Trade Execution Technologies. Stan has also held senior Operational and Technology roles at Nuveen Investments and BNY Mellon.

Throughout his career Stan has been a strategic client or partner of every major front-to-back office technology vendor including SimCorp and Charles River Development.

Erik Schutte

Managing Director

Erik founded Elgin White’s consultancy practice in 2019, which transitioned the firm into a full-service buy-side consultancy and resourcing business. He is an experienced front-to-back business transformation professional and has held several senior management positions during his more than 30-year career in the UK and his native Netherlands, as well as Asia Pacific.

Previous roles include Head of Professional Services at SimCorp, Director at PwC UK, and Managing Director for Wealth & Asset Management Services at Accenture UK & Ireland.