Steve joined Professional Wealth Associates in July of 2020 and brings over 30 years of financial services and investment management experience to his role. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Advisor Strategy and Investment Management for Ascensus College Savings, where he oversaw Advisor Marketing and Investment Management for the firm's 529 College Savings programs. Prior to Ascensus, Steve held numerous positions as a Vice president with OppeheimerFunds including Director of College Savings Plans and National Sales Manager of the organization's separately managed account subsidiary. He also held roles in Product Development, Strategic Accounts, and Due Diligence Analysis.
Steve's previous experience also includes several years of Managed Account Marketing as a Private Client Consultant with Rochdale Investment Management in New York. He also held positions in Dealer Services and Sales and Marketing with Dreyfus and Quest for Value Funds, a former subsidiary of Oppenheimer Capital.
Steve holds a MBA in Corporate Finance & Investments from Adelphi University and a B.S. in Finance from the State University of New York at Albany. In addition to being licensed in New York and several other states to market Life, Accident, and Health Insurance, his FINRA securities registrations include the Series 7, 24, and 63 licenses. Steve is also a CFA charter holder, a member of the CFA Institute, the New York Society of Securities Analysts, and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Money, Forbes, Investment News, Financial Advisor Magazine, Ignites, and Planadviser Magazine.