Tassos D. Recachinas, CFA is President & Co-Chief Investment Officer of Sophis Investments LLC, which he founded in 2008. Mr. Recachinas previously served as an Investment Analyst at Pirate Capital LLC, an activist and event-driven hedge fund sponsor. Mr. Recachinas began his career as an Equity Research Associate at Raymond James & Associates, where he provided institutional equity research coverage on defense and technology securities. Mr. Recachinas served on the Board of Directors of The Allied Defense Group, Inc., a multinational defense company, as well as a member of its Strategic Review Committee and Compensation Committee. Mr. Recachinas has helped advise a variety of companies spanning a broad array of industries, helping to implement operational improvements, cost reductions, restructurings and other strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value.
Mr. Recachinas was born in Washington D.C. in 1983 and raised in Fairfield, CT. He earned a B.S. summa cum laude, Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in Aerospace Engineering, from The George Washington University in 2005. He was a member of the university’s Honors Program, and spent one year at The University of Oxford, Pembroke College. Mr. Recachinas is a CFA® charterholder.