Brandon Neer is the founder of Delta One LLC, a company formed with the single intention of bringing transparency to the mostly opaque world of equity finance. He brings with him over 20 years of derivatives, trading, and trading technology experience. Brandon began his career at Bank of America Securities, structuring customized equity finance derivatives solutions for institutional clients. From there he went on to Bear Stearns, JP Morgan, BNP Paribas, Convergex execution solutions, and Dash Financial technologies where he served in a variety of trading and technology roles. FINRA Licensed 4,7,24,55,63,87.
Harris Bock has over 20 years of experience in the US equity and index options marketplace. He started his trading career in 1999, making markets on the Pacific Stock Exchange and the Philadelphia Stock Exchange. In late 2002, Harris left the floor to start Group One’s electronic trading operation on the International Securities Exchange, and helped to usher in a new era of electronic market making for the firm. After a successful decade of trading, Harris started Dynamex in 2009 to service instituional clients with his options knowledge gained during a decade of making markets in options, and then in 2017 Harris lent his expertise to Delta One and became a co-founder of the platform. Series 4, 7, 24, 63.
Jason Lefkowitz is a seasoned professional with 18 years of trading and sales expertise. Jason began his career at JP Morgan Chase in the management training program and quickly progressed, spending time at Bear Stearns and Royal Bank of Scotland trading Delta One and Equity Derivative products. In 2010, Jason moved over to the sales side, leveraging his extensive bank and Hedge Fund relationships helping clients successfully navigate the OTC and Listed Options marketplace. Since joining Dynamex in 2013, Jason has helped to expand the Equity Finance and Stock Loan trading markets. In 2017, he joined Delta One as a co-founder and has been invaluable in helping to design, implement and launch the platform. FINRA Licensed 4,7,55,63.
Dr. Pascutti is senior lecturer at Yale University and is a financial services veteran. He was a founding partner and head of relative value at Sandelman Partners. Managed portfolios investing in convertible arbitrage, equity event, capital structure arbitrage, risk arbitrage and distressed securities. Prior to launching Sandelman Partners he was head of US Convertibles at Citadel Investment Group. He earned his BS in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his Ph.D. from Harvard in Economics. While at Harvard, he was a Teaching Fellow for Corporate Finance, Statistics, Money and Banking and Quantitative Finance.
Jonathan Bloom is the Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of Stone Forest Capital, LLC; a global emerging markets equities Investment Advisor. He oversees legal, accounting, compliance, trading, FX, marketing and finance functions. He has been with Stone Forest Capital since 2014 and has over 25 years of capital markets experience. From 2010 until 2014, Mr. Bloom served as Chief Operating Officer and was a co-founder of Eagle River Asset Management LLC, a credit-focused hedge fund. Before Eagle River, Mr. Bloom was a managing director at Citigroup, where he delivered swap, financing, and tax-efficient transactions to the firm’s hedge fund clients from 2007 to 2010. Mr. Bloom was a Managing Director at Bank of America Securities from 1998 to 2006 where he established their Chicago prime brokerage in 1998. He eventually moved to New York to head Bank of America’s North American synthetic prime brokerage sales until his departure in 2006. From 1990 until 1998, he was a CPA and senior manager at Arthur Andersen LLP, where he provided tax and consulting services to hedge funds, investment partnerships, and hedge fund investors. Before Arthur Andersen, Mr. Bloom was a floor member of the Chicago Board of Trade, trading options on Treasury Bond Futures. Mr. Bloom held Series 7, 9, 10, and 63 NASD securities licenses and cofounded the Chicago branch of Hedge Funds Care, a philanthropic organization established to benefit organizations focused on helping abused children. Mr. Bloom authored Methods of Calculating Performance Compensation and the sixth chapter of The Chancellor Offshore Funds Manual. Mr. Bloom received a Juris Doctor degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1990 with a focus on commodity and security law and has passed the Illinois Bar and the Illinois Certified Public Accountant examinations. Mr. Bloom received a BS degree in Accounting from Northern Illinois University.