New Year, New Talent
From establishing strategic partnerships to participating in renowned industry events, 2017 was a productive year for RobustWealth. Our success would not have been possible without the help of our talented team of developers, investment managers, client services representatives and advisory board.
As we kickoff 2018, we wanted to introduce our most recent hires in our offices across the country.
Catherine Reese – CCO
Cathie is responsible for implementing the firm’s Compliance Program. She makes sure that the Firm’s policies and procedures are reasonably designed to prevent the firm and its employees from violating the Advisers Act. On an annual basis she identifies conflicts in light of changing operations and addresses those risks by structuring the policies in a way to not only prevent, but also to detect, securities violations. She is also responsible for the Firm’s regulatory reporting obligations. Prior to joining RobustWealth Cathie was the Chief Compliance Officer at Hillview Capital Advisors, LLC. With over 20 years of experience in the investment management industry Catherine has worked as a senior compliance professional for boutique investment advisory firms as well as for a larger investment management firm and fund complex where she designed and implemented compliance programs.
Rajesh Gaur – Vice President, Multi Asset Trading
Rajesh is responsible for managing trading activity across the investment platform and performing quantitative analysis of investment strategies. Prior to joining RobustWealth, Rajesh was a quantitative analyst in Merrill Lynch Wealth Management at Bank of America, where he was responsible for developing Goals-based Asset Allocation and Portfolio Construction as part of the Financial Planning platform for approximately 17,000 Financial Advisors.
Doug Carter – Vice President of Introducing Broker Dealer
Doug is the Vice President of Introducing Broker Dealer for RobustWealth. He has been a pioneer in the in-line trading community for most of his career. Of which he considers his largest asset is having the trading experience and technology background to bridge the divide between two distinct areas of a trading firm notably which are the Trader and the Developer. He has designed innovative and intuitive trading platforms for the Wall Street community and has formed outsource teams from scratch from around the globe. He has an extensive background in equity and option trading, trading models, and market making from the trading floors of the United States. Before RobustWealth, Doug was the Director of Project Management and Product Development for Folio Investments, Inc. Earlier in his career, he was a founder and head of business development at Omex Systems, LLC. and served in various roles during his Wall Street Career, including domestic and international business planning, architectural design of the trading systems, both desktop and on-line versions, back office systems, project management, client implementation, and client support. In addition, he was a founder and co-owner of Exx.com which was another Electronic trading system that he built from the ground up beginning in 1998. Doug is a graduate of Clemson University and is FINRA Licensed in Series 24, 4, 7, 63, 55.
Ming Li – Microservices Developer
Ming is responsible for the Micorservices of our platform. He has more than 10 years of professional experience in software engineering using Java language in roles including Senior Software Engineer.
Monica Ryu – Assistant Vice President, RIA Sales
Monica is responsible for training, educating and supporting Advisors while curating successful launch plans. She most recently worked at Personal Capital where she progressed from an operations associate to a financial advisor. She has a combined experience of 5 years working with B/Ds and RIAs.
Serena Ziskriot – Vice President, People
Serena is responsible for recruitment, onboarding, compensation, benefits, culture, employee development, and board relations. Before joining RobustWealth, she was Head of Community and Director of Customer Engagement at Zenefits, the human resources software company, where she founded Zenefits Customer Community and Customer Advisory Board. Before Zenefits, Serena served as Attorney Professional Development Manager at the law firm, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, where she was responsible for the performance reviews and mentoring program in 33 offices.
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As RobustWealth continues to grow, we are hiring for a few new exciting positions in our offices. Click here to learn more.Please refer to www.robustwealth.com disclosures. Views are only opinions and not guaranteed to be accurate.