is a Managing Director of the Hedge Fund Solutions Group.
Before joining Blackstone in 2009, Iliana worked at FrontPoint Partners as the Co-Product Specialist for the FrontPoint Multi-Strategy Fund. Prior to FrontPoint, she was a member of the U.S. Institutional Advisory Group at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, where she focused on delivering the resources and capabilities of the firm to institutional investors. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Ms. Sobczak was an investment consultant at Mercer Investment Consulting, where she provided institutional clients with advice on overall plan strategy and structure, manager selection and evaluation, investment policy development and performance measurement.
Ms. Sobczak received a B.A. cum laude in business and international relations from Lake Forest College and an M.B.A. with concentrations in finance, strategic management and entrepreneurship from The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the New York Society of Security Analysts.