Richard J. DeMatteo
Chief Executive Officer & Chief Compliance Officer
Richard DeMatteo is a principal of High Ridge Futures as its Chief Executive Officer / Chief Compliance Officer and is located primarily in the Chicago, Illinois Office where he manages the Company’s overall operations and administration of its futures business. Prior to joining High Ridge, Mr. DeMatteo was the Chief Operating Officer at Vision and prior to that he was the Chief Operating Officer at Lotsoff Capital Management, a SEC and CFTC registered investment manager, which he joined in 1999. From 1998 to 1999, Mr. DeMatteo was the Chief Operating Officer at Carr Global Advisors, an investment manager and subsidiary of Credit Agricole Indosuez Bank. From 1989 to 1997, Mr. DeMatteo was Chief Financial Officer at Fenchurch Capital Management, a registered commodity trading advisor specializing in fixed income arbitrage. From 1985 to early 1989, Mr. DeMatteo was Manager of the Financial Surveillance Department at the Chicago Board of Trade. Mr. DeMatteo holds a B.S. in Finance from Northern Illinois University and an M.B.A. from DePaul Graduate School of Business and holds the following FINRA licenses: Series 3, 7, 24, 30 & 63 .
Chief Risk Officer
John Felag is High Ridge’s Chief Risk Officer and is located in the Stamford, Connecticut Office. Prior to joining High Ridge Mr. Felag was a principal of Vision where he joined the firm in 2006 as its Chief Risk Officer. Mr. Felag is responsible for risk management for both customer and proprietary trading activities. Prior to joining Vision Mr. Felag was a Treasury Manager for BNP Paribas Securities from 1996 to 2006, where he was responsible for managing over thirty bank accounts, both foreign and domestic, as well as managing the collateral needed to meet the various exchange margin requirements. From June 1988 to November 1995, Mr. Felag was the Clearing Manager and Operations Manager for Chemical Futures and Options Inc. Mr. Felag received his B.S. in Quantitative Business Analysis from Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Felag is a member of both the Association of Financial Professionals (AFP) and the Treasury Management Association of New England (TMANE). He also holds the AFP designation of Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) and the following FINRA Licenses: Series 3, 4, 7, 15, 24, 55 & 63.
Howard M. Rothman
Howard Rothman is High Ridge’s Managing Member, he joined Vision Financial Markets LLC (“Vision”), an affiliate company in January 1988 and has assumed many roles while at Vision and for its affiliates, over the years. Mr. Rothman is currently a principal of Vision, as its President and a Managing Member and is primarily located in its headquarters in Stamford, CT. He is also the President and general securities, options and financial principal of Vision Brokerage Services LLC, a U.S. broker/dealer. Mr. Rothman received his B.S. degree in Accounting from New York University in 1983 and holds the following FINRA licenses: Series 3 4, 7, 22, 24, 27, 39, 56, 63 & 65.
Robert Boshnack is High Ridge’s Managing Member, and primarily works from its New York, NY office. Mr. Boshnack manages the futures customer sales and development, managed futures relationships, and introducing broker business. Mr. Boshnack received his B.A. from Queens College in 1969 and a M.S. from Queens College in 1971. Mr. Boshnack holds the following FINRA licensees: Series 3 & 30.
Chief Financial Officer
Scott Raymond is High Ridge’s Chief Financial Officer and is located in the Stamford, Connecticut Office. Prior to High Ridge he joined Vision in June of 1993 as its Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Raymond is responsible for Vision’s financial accounting and reporting. Mr. Raymond received his degree in accounting from Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and holds the following FINRA license: Series 3.
Information regarding High Ridge’s business, including information with respect to its principals and executive officers, and filed with the NFA through the Form 7R, is available through the NFA website.