We are committed to providing our clients with a seamless and secure way to trade digital currencies along with expertise from our team of dedicated specialists.

Meet the Team:

S. Michael Moro

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Moro serves as the CEO of Genesis, responsible for planning and executing the strategic vision for the firm...

Michael Moro serves as the CEO of Genesis, responsible for planning and executing the strategic vision for the firm. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer for Genesis and was responsible for overseeing all day-to-day operations. He started his career at Citi in investment banking, covering financial institutions and finance companies. He is a graduate of Georgetown University and holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 63 and 86/87 licenses.

Martin Garcia

VP, Sales & Trading

Martin is responsible for transaction execution in digital currencies, fixed income securities and other illiquid assets...

Martin is responsible for transaction execution in digital currencies, fixed income securities and other illiquid assets. Previously, he was a Vice President for the Trading Team at SecondMarket, where he focused primarily on facilitating transactions in the fixed income space. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University with a degree in Biomedical Engineering and holds FINRA Series 24, 7, 53 and 63 licenses.

Michael Paleokrassas

VP, Sales & Trading

Michael Paleokrassas serves as a Vice President of Genesis and is responsible for institutional sales and trading. Previously...

Michael Paleokrassas serves as a Vice President of Genesis and is responsible for institutional sales and trading. Previously, he served as Vice President for the Trading Team at SecondMarket, where he focused on facilitating Asset-Backed Securities transactions. Mr. Paleokrassas joined SecondMarket in 2008. He is a graduate of Colby College and holds FINRA Series 7, 53 and 63 licenses.

Gina Guarnaccia

VP, Operations

Gina serves as the VP of trading operations and is responsible for the onboarding of new clients as well as all transaction...

Gina serves as the VP of trading operations and is responsible for the onboarding of new clients as well as all transaction settlement for trades executed by Genesis Trading. Prior to joining SecondMarket, Gina spent over eight years at Bear Stearns where she worked on the domestic and international equity trading desks. She is a graduate of SUNY Albany and holds FINRA Series 7, 55 and 63 licenses.

James C. Morgan

General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

James serves as the GC and CCO of Genesis and is responsible for the legal and compliance needs of the company...

James serves as the GC and CCO of Genesis and is responsible for the legal and compliance needs of the company. James has over 15 years of experience in the securities industry as a market operator, market regulator, and market participant. Previously, James spent time at the Miami International Securities Exchange (MIAX), NYSE Euronext, NYSE Regulation (now FINRA) and Maxim Group. James is a graduate of Fordham University and St. John’s University School of Law.

Vicky Pisetskaya

Controller

Vicky Pisetskaya serves as the Controller for Genesis and is responsible for all accounting and financial reporting functions...

Vicky Pisetskaya serves as the Controller for Genesis and is responsible for all accounting and financial reporting functions for the company. Vicky comes to Genesis with over ten years of public accounting experience with a focus in the financial services sector. Vicky joined Genesis in 2014 and she is a graduate of Baruch College.

Uri

Chief Security and Development Officer

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Carl Bergman

Operations Associate

Carl serves as an Associate of trading operations and is responsible for the settlement of digital currency trades executed by Genesis Trading along with the onboarding of new clients.

Carl serves as an Associate of trading operations and is responsible for the settlement of digital currency trades executed by Genesis Trading along with the onboarding of new clients. Prior to joining Genesis Trading, Carl was working in the Funds Settlements division at Brown Brothers Harriman. He is a graduate of New York University and holds a FINRA Series 99 license.

Matthew Ballensweig

Research Associate

Matt serves as a Research Associate for Genesis and is responsible for facilitating the continued growth and expansion of its business.

Matt serves as a Research Associate for Genesis and is responsible for facilitating the continued growth and expansion of its business. Previously, he was a Senior Analyst at Bridgewater Associates where he acted as a team lead on various investment related projects for clients. Matt is a graduate from Boston College (The Carroll School of Management) and holds a BS in Finance.

Gregory Budetti

Sales Associate

Greg serves as a Sales Associate for Genesis and is responsible for identifying and contacting...

Greg serves as a Sales Associate for Genesis and is responsible for identifying and contacting prospective investors to help with the continued growth of Genesis’ products in existing and new markets. Previously, he was a Treasury Associate at Anchorage Capital Group where he focused on cash, liquidity & collateral management. Greg is a graduate of Fordham University and is currently working to complete his MBA at New York University.

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