NickJen Capital Management & Consultants LLC

CTA / Program YTD Inception
1.54 4/1/2008

Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. The risk of loss in trading commodity futures, options, and foreign exchange (“forex”) is substantial.

CTA Introduction

NickJen Capital is a discretionary, Natural Resource Commodity Trading Advisor. Our Commodity only program is called the NRD-1. Using both fundamental and technical analysis the ultimate trading decisions are based on fundamentals. 70% of the portfolio strategy focuses on the Agricultural and Soft markets and the remaining balance is composed of the Energy, Meat and Metal sectors. <br/> <br/> Nicholas Gentile – Managing Director, Head Trader and Principal. <br/> <br/> Mr. Gentile began his career in commodities in 1988, where he worked on the trading floor of the Coffee, Sugar and Cocoa Exchange (“CSCE”) as a phone clerk for B&J Commodities. In 1993, Mr. Gentile became a member of the CSCE and began trading proprietary funds as well as trading client accounts. Nicholas along with his partners formed MP Commodities, a Coffee, Sugar, Cocoa Futures and Options brokerage operation in 1998. His primary responsibility was running the daily operation of the futures trading floor. Mr. Gentile joined Atlantic Capital in January 2008 as a Partner and Co Manager of a Commodities only Discretionary Fund. Nicholas was responsible for putting together trading strategies for the discretionary program as well as running all trading and execution for the firm. These strategies included Relative Value, Spreads and Directional Trades consisting mostly of futures contracts with some options. Mr. Gentile maintains extensive contacts in the physical Coffee, Sugar, Cocoa, Grain and Energy industries. His network is comprised of producers, consumers, traders, hedge funds as well as the three main commodity index firms. This in conjunction with his commodity knowledge makes him a cutting edge industry leader.<br/> <br/> <br/> Lisa Parrinelli - COO and Principal.<br/> <br/> Ms. Parrinelli is a financial industry veteran with 25 years Futures and Foreign Exchange experience. She has held senior positions at several leading global financial institutions.<br/> <br/> Lisa began her career at Dean Witter working on one of the industry’s largest Managed Futures Trading Desks. After several years of servicing most of the major CTAs, she was recruited by one of the “Original Turtle Traders”, Liz Cheval, to work at EMC Capital Management in Chicago. Working closely with Ms. Cheval, Lisa learned the nuances of trading and quickly became responsible for trading the Currencies, Energies and Metals portion of the portfolio. Upon moving back to New York, Lisa joined an Institutional Sales and Trading Group at Refco. During this time period she was instrumental in successfully growing the sales team and the P & L substantially enough for the CEO of MF Global to take notice and recruit the entire group. Throughout her eight year tenure at MF Global, she directly managed a staff of trading and sales professionals while overseeing the strategy, development and implementation of sales, marketing and training material. Prior to joining NickJen Capital, Ms. Parrinelli was a Senior Vice President at RCG. <br/> <br/> Lisa is a graduate of New York University.<br/> <br/>
Portfolio Manager
Nick Gentile
Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA)
NFA 0475724
United States of America