Director of Investments
Steve has a proven track record of accomplishment and leadership over a 35 year career across asset management, alternative investments and financial services with a focus on portfolio management, asset allocation, risk management, trading and operations.
Steve earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining SteelPeak Wealth, he worked as a senior executive at both public and private companies across multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income, credit, managed futures, venture and private equity. As a member of Ambac Financial Group, he served as the Global Head of Capital Markets (Sales and Trading), running the Alternative Asset Management and the Global Derivatives Businesses. Before joining Ambac, Steve worked at Merrill Lynch in fixed income sales and trading in both the taxable and municipal divisions of the firm.
In his spare time, Steve enjoys hiking, boating and exercising.
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Brendan Finneran is SteelPeak Wealth’s Portfolio Manager. He is responsible for working with SteelPeak’s Investment Committee to research, enhance, and support the firm’s investment process.
Brendan served as Managing Director and Equity Trader at Virtus Investment Partners and had served as Portfolio Manager and Trader at Rampart Investment Management Company, LLC for 12 years. Prior to Rampart, he was trader and operations manager at Andover Capital Advisors, where he was responsible for operational account management and trading for all equity, option, bond, bank debt, CDS, and swap trades.
In his free time Brendan enjoys time with his wife and three children, attending family sporting events, and frequenting the beach.
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James handles day-to-day trading, operations, and assists with compliance duties at the firm. A 19-year veteran of the financial industry, he worked with Smith Barney (which later became Morgan Stanley) before joining SteelPeak Wealth.
James enjoys playing ice hockey, tennis and golf. He has been married for over 20 years and has two children.
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Senior Associate - Alternatives
As Senior Associate at SteelPeak Wealth, Vladislav leads investment sourcing, diligence, and allocation across the spectrum of private alternative assets and strategies.
Holding a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Human Factors Engineering from the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Vladislav embarked on his professional journey as a researcher at NVIDIA’s CUDA Center, where he developed a keen fascination with the convergence of human limitations and cutting-edge technology. Since then, he has held analytical roles at several venture capital funds, actively investing in tech companies across South Korea, Brazil, and the United States.
Outside of work, Vladislav finds joy in literary realism, historical works on empires’ collapse, deep and minimal house sets, and quality time with friends.
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Vincent Amiot is SteelPeak Wealth’s Portfolio Manager. He is responsible for working with SteelPeak’s Investment Committee to research, enhance, and support the firm’s investment process.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from London South Bank University and a Master’s Degree in Finance from Hult International Business School. Originally from France, Paris, he decided to move in London after high school and in the US after his bachelor’s degree where he pursued his master’s degree in Boston.
Vincent has a passion for sports and motorsports, he likes playing golf, soccer, tennis, race go kart and watch the Formula 1 races during the weekend.
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