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Mark C. Healy | Chief Executive Officer
Mark Healy is Chief Executive Officer for FusionIQ where his focus is on building strategic relationships and driving digital workstation partnerships. His previous role was President and Chief Executive Officer of AST Financial, LLC (AST), overseeing administration of over 4,000 publicly traded companies and 8 million shareholders accounts across North America. Mr. Healy also founded and owns BGBY Investments, LLC.
Prior to AST, Mr. Healy was Executive Vice President for National Financial Services, a Fidelity Investments Company. He was responsible for all National Financial Sales and Relationship teams — covering over 325 broker dealer clients nationwide and custody of over $700 billion in assets.
Mr. Healy has held executive and senior roles with TD Securities, Swiss Bank Corporation and BGK Securities totaling over 34 years of experience in the financial services sector.
John Kimbro | Chief Technology Officer
John Kimbro is Chief Technology Officer for FusionIQ. As Chief Technology Officer for FusionIQ, John oversees all aspects of technology for the firm working at the intersection of technology and business to provide holistic technology platform solutions that support the RIA and Broker/Dealer marketplace. An industry veteran with extensive expertise in technology integrations, solution architecture, and operational effectiveness with specific focus on advisor and investor experience platforms.
Prior to joining FusionIQ, John held numerous senior technology, operations, and business roles with both Fidelity Investments and Bank of America spanning 32 years. John holds FINRA Series 7, 24, and 63 licenses.
Jim Cott | Chief Financial Officer
Jim Cott is Chief Financial Officer for FusionIQ. Mr. Cott is responsible for oversight of all finance functions for the company, including financial reporting, treasury, banking relations, revenue capture, contract negotiations, and financial forecasting. He maintains financial controls and develops strategies for prospering in this rapidly evolving global fintech market and regulatory environment.
Mr. Cott began his financial services career as a derivatives trader at Fidelity Investments, then later served as Operations Manager, Head Trader, and Options Principal at InvestIN Securities. He then led the Relationship Management Group at Penson Financial Services. When Apex Clearing formed, Mr. Cott shifted to corporate finance and contributed to Apex’s transformation and profitability while assisting in the incubation of today’s fintech broker dealers. In 2017, he joined HD Vest in a senior finance capacity and initiated their conversion from First Clearing to National Financial Services. Mr. Cott returned to Apex in 2019 and served to enhance revenue capture.
Mr. Cott earned a Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. He also earned a Bachelor’s Degree from West Virginia University with a major in Finance after initiating his undergraduate experience with two years at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Mr. Cott holds FINRA Series 4, 7, 24, 55, and 63 licenses.
John Guthery | Chief Investment Officer
John Guthery is Chief Investment Officer for FusionIQ. In his role as Chief Investment Officer, Guthery oversees investment research and due diligence for FusionIQ’s digital supermarket, vetting and continuously monitoring the carefully curated lineup of strategists added to the platform. Guthery also contributes heavily to FusionIQ’s thought leadership and market analysis initiatives. Guthery’s extensive financial services background includes leading market research, due diligence and platform enhancements for top-tier wealth managers, including Park Avenue Securities and Voya Financial, as well as deep alternative investment risk, return and implementation knowledge.
Peter Brittain | Head of Business Development
Peter Brittain is Head of Business Development for FusionIQ. In his current role, Mr. Brittain is building strategic relationships and driving digital workstation partnerships for financial institutions.
Previously, Mr. Brittain worked for Olden Lane Securities as a Sales Associate. In this role he obtained his Series 7 & 63 securities licenses, managed client relationships resulting in the origination of $32.5M of subordinated debentures and coordinated efforts to build a pipeline of $140M of subordinated debt underwriting.