Our commodity brokers have over 50 years of combined experience in the futures markets. Our team includes some of the most professional, and dedicated people working in the commodity markets. Our goal is to help our clients become more successful futures and options traders. We look forward to helping you achieve your futures trading goals.
Alexander B. Ramey (President / Futures Trader)
Alexander B. Ramey has a B.A. in International Relations from Florida International University, and a J.D. from St. Thomas University School of Law. Mr. Ramey is very active in the futures markets, and oversees the trading operations of the firm. Mr. Ramey became a licensed commodities broker in 1997.
Roxana Ramey earned her Bachelor’s degree in International Finance and Marketing from the University of Miami. Prior to joing the firm, Mrs. Ramey worked as a Financial Specialist at First Union Bank, and Wachovia Bank.
Anthony Marks has a BBA from Loyola University, and a MA from Florida International University. Prior to joining the firm he worked with major financial institutions in London, Chicago, and South Florida including: Prudential Financial, Merrill Lynch, and Lind Waldock. Mr. Marks became a licensed commodities broker in 1994.
Ken Place is originally from Newington, Connecticut. He has over 50 years of experience in the financial markets. Mr. Place is a very patient trader. He performs thorough technical and fundamental analysis of multiple commodity sectors. Mr. Place became a licensed commodities broker in 1998.
Werner Kuster (Senior Broker / Options Specialist)
Werner Kuster was born in Austria. He graduated with a Bachelor’s, and Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. He became a licensed commodities broker in 2002. Mr. Kuster specializes in formulating, and executing complex option strategies. He is fluent in German, English, and French.
Catherine Varela graduated Cum Laude from Florida International University with her Bachelor’s degree in Finance. She is responsible for general compliance and Anti-Money Laundering issues. Ms. Varela became a licensed commodities broker in 2011. She is bilingual in English and Spanish.
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