Stefano is a dual United States & Italian citizen with over twenty-five years of capital markets & structured products experience in Europe, Switzerland & the US.
While at Rewire, Stefano has spearheaded the launch of Rewire Securities LLC, an independent broker-dealer specialized in insurance & esoteric structured products as well as launching & acting as Managing Partner at Merion Square Capital LLC, a specialized asset manager in the insurance space. Prior to co-founding Rewire in June 2014, Stefano served as the Chief Investment Officer, Executive Vice President & Officer/Trustee of JGWPT Holdings Inc. In this capacity, Stefano was responsible for developing, building & restructuring J.G. Wentworth’s financing & funding platform after JG Wentworth filed for bankruptcy in 2009. Under his financial leadership, over a period of four years, JGWPT executed over $5BN of financing activity in the public & private capital markets, acquired the number two company in its sector, Peachtree Financial, & filed an initial public offering on the NYSE.

From 2005 to October 2009, Stefano was a Managing Director at Swiss Re Capital Markets Corp. in New York in the ILS group. He focused his efforts in developing the international capital markets for primary placement & secondary trading for insurance risk products & insurance linked securities. These securities included catastrophe bonds, catastrophe derivatives, catastrophe swaps, industry loss warranties (“ILWs”), side-cars, structured products & hedging techniques.

Prior to that, Stefano spent a number of years between London & New York at global financial institutions (Natixis, Bear Stearns, Bear Stearns Asset Management and Deutsche Bank) in M&A, capital markets & ABS.
Stefano currently serves on the Board of Pure Life Renal, a Florida based dialysis center roll-up strategy start-up.

Stefano earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance & Management, from Regent’s College in London.