As First Light’s operations manager, Lisa Newinski oversees and executes many aspects of the firm’s operations, including maintaining and facilitating the firm’s back office client and trading systems; supporting the trading function; managing custodian relationships; and database and contract management.
During the past 25 years, Newinski has garnered in-depth knowledge of financial products, trade lifecycles and exchanges. Prior to joining First Light, Newinski was a quantitative analyst for DerivActiv, where she structured and administered a variety of products, including interest rate and knock-out swaps, options, foreign currency swaps, and municipal/corporate bonds. She also spent 10 years working in Piper Jaffray & Co.’s public finance department where she most recently was an administrative manager and assistant vice president. Newinski graduated from Bethel University with a bachelor of arts degree in business management.