Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer
Mr. Leslie Seff has worked in the financial service industry for about 34 years, most of which occurred in a trading environment where he started and managed NASDAQ and other equity trading departments at wholesale firms, retail/institutional firms, discount brokerage firms, and proprietary trading firms.
During mid-1990s, he ran the NASDAQ Trading Department of Fidelity Investments, a unit which he started at Wagner Stott & Co., and subsequently managed at Fidelity, the world's largest mutual fund company at the time. At Fidelity, he was also in charge of the department which executed all customer and correspondent orders in NASDAQ securities, and vetted various execution destinations on behalf of Fidelity.
Mr. Seff graduated cum laude, with high honors, from Hofstra University, and received an MBA from Bernard Baruch College (City University of New York). In recent years he has guest lectured at NYU, Fordham, and Bernard Baruch graduate schools, and until 2010 had been the host and producer of a local access cable TV show in New York State.
Currently, he is also the President of Matthew B. Management, Inc., where he has been involved in several high-profile financial fraud cases, as a consultant or an expert.