Joseph Porchetta

MS in Communication
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A business professional with twenty years of experience in the financial markets industry. Employed as a senior institutional derivative broker at GFI Group in Manhattan, NY. My current role advises global financial institutions, in order to assist in minimizing their trading risk and to practice relationship management. I’ve held leadership roles within the capital markets divisions of numerous financial service companies. This includes strategically developing or expanding their derivative business operations with domestic and international financial institutional clients. After graduating with an undergraduate degree in accounting, I began my career in the industry as a mutual fund accountant. Eventually moving into the revenue generating side of the industry. I recently graduated with a master of science in communications from Purdue University’s Brain Lamb School of Communication; adding to my skillset. I currently live with my wife of 18 years, 3 kids ages 17, 16, 12 respectively, 3 dogs and Holland lop rabbit named Flopsy in Robbinsville NJ. I enjoy learning, reading, biking, sports, going to the beach, church activities and spending time with family and friends.