Raymond Guarini has been a licensed stock broker for fourteen years, having been licensed since November of 2003. Ray maintains his Series 7,63,24,52,72, and 79 licenses. He is a registered Brokerage Firm principal (Series 24) as well as a registered Investment Banking Representative (Series 79). Throughout his career, Ray has helped finance numerous companies at different stages of their respective lifecycles by matching them with retail investors. Additionally, Mr. Guarini manages high net-worth client accounts with experience in deploying strategies in common stock equities, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, bonds, and convertible debt securities as well as equity derivatives and structured products. Some notable companies for which Mr. Guarini has been involved in pre-IPO capital raises are: Square, Inc., Facebook, Palantir Technologies, MediaMorph and the New York Interactive Advertising Exchange co- partnered with NASDAQ.
Ray graduated from Saint Francis College in Brooklyn, New York with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management focusing in finance and accounting. Ray is also the founder of Italian Enclaves LLC as well as the Italian Enclaves blog (www.ItalianEnclaves.com) and social media phenomenon (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter). Mr. Guarini contributes an unprecedented service to the Italian American community by maintaining an online platform in which members of each Italian American community can interact and become knowledgeable about local customs and respective religious devotions. Ray has been featured on various radio programs as well as on academic panels in addition to being a panel speaker for NIAF (National Italian American Foundation) . Mr.Guarini also holds his 3 rd degree as a member of the Knights of Columbus Catholic fraternal organization. In addition, Mr. Guarini is a 1 st Dan Black belt and active member of the
International Tae-Kwon Do Federation.