Joe is our Director of Trading and Operations. Prior to joining The Benchmark Company, Joe was a Market Maker and Prop trader at Sherwood Securities starting in 1997. After Sherwood changed to NDB Capital Markets and was bought by Deutsche Bank he joined Benchmark in 2003. He has over 25 years of experience as a trader and operations director. Working with the team to grow out Benchmark into the Research, Investment Banking and Trading firm it has become today. He is a licensed broker in eight states, and holds multiple exam designations including the Series 24 Principal Exam. Joe holds a BA in Finance from The George Washington University.