Adrian Begley 

Adrian has 20 years of management consulting, technology consulting and product development/ marketing of Capital Markets trading technology for such firms as Reuters, Fidessa and SunGard. Most of this work has centered around order management system and execution management system functionality for North American and European trading desks. Adrian Begley has spent several years as a Director in the Royal Bank of Canada Capital Markets with a primary responsibility of implementing a new order management system and adding CRM technology. He has continued in the last several years in consulting engagements and in developing trading desk applications.
Adrian Begley holds a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the University Of Salford. This was followed by several years of initial professional work in UK defense contracting.
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Steve Ferrando 

Mr. Ferrando has over thirty years of experience in the Financial Services industry with a focus on optimizing both technology and back office operational processes. He possesses detailed knowledge of the capital formation/Crowdfunding industry as well as the international brokerage and asset management businesses. During his career he has demonstrated a proven ability to recruit and motivate strong business and technical teams capable of solving mission critical problems. His extensive career has provided him the opportunity to interact with client personal with job functions ranging from programmers to C-suite executives. One of his biggest strengths is an ability to communicate with a each project stakeholder in a way that they can easily understand. He started his career in 1980 working in the Equity Research department at First Boston (now CSFB). From there he moved on to a series of roles that have been largely focused on providing consulting services to firms ranging from the largest investment banks to small startup hedge funds.