CFO and Principal
Mr. Mascia has 15 years commodity experience as a former member of the New York Board of Trade (NYBOT) & Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), Mr. Mascia co-founded a brokerage business that consisted of national and international clientele. Mr. Mascia managed a floor trading operation where he delivered technical expertise and organizational leadership that drove Profit and Loss results for a multi-million dollar division specializing in food and fiber commodities on the exchange. He has executed trades for commercial and institutional accounts, managed risk, formulated market positioning strategies, developed incisive market commentary, and provided consistent advisory and account services that established high rates of client retention and profitability. Additionally, Mr. Mascia recruited, hired, trained and managed a team of agents and brokers, while coordinating research, analysis, and trading. Mr. Mascia marketed new product lines and generated new commercial, institutional, speculative, and hedge account clients that enhanced the firm’s revenues. In his normal course he interacted with traders, agents and clearing entities to ensure compliance with the company, the exchange, and with government regulatory agencies.
Mr. Mascia graduated from Fordham University in 2000. While a senior in college, Mr. Mascia began his commodity career on the Coffee, Sugar, Cocoa Exchange (CSCE) coordinating market prices and arbitraging commodities for multiple futures/options brokers. This is where he began learning the business from the heart & soul of the markets. He became infatuated with the rapid-paced, high-intensity energy created during each trading session. All along, developing the insight for how the markets function.