Chief Operating Officer
Michael has been an entrepreneur for most of his career. He brings to Invessence more than 30 years of experience building companies and vast operations expertise. An options trading specialist and a market maker, he joined Rockrimmon Securities in the mid-1980’s and helped it grow from three to more than 50 employees. In 1995, Michael founded Gateway Partners, where he planned the overall growth strategy of the firm, guiding it to become a leading options specialist with more than 40 employees and operations on all five options exchanges. In 2001, he sold his specialist business to Knight Capital Group. Michael received a B.S. in Business Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University.