Mario has more than 20 years of experience in business development and relationship management. Before joining Arena, he was an executive director in sales and marketing at Harvest Volatility Management, a leading options and volatility risk manager. Previously, he was a director at Stonehaven, a top-tier global placement agent, and worked at Citigroup in sales and trading with a focus on equities and derivatives for some of the world’s largest hedge funds. Mario began his career in finance with nearly two decades in sales and trading at Goldman Sachs in New York, London and Milan where he managed institutional relationships and risk across various asset classes.
Mario holds a BA in political science from Fairfield University (Phi Beta Kappa).