Quincy Cass Associates Professionals

Joel H. Ravitz
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
Joel H. Ravitz has been associated with Quincy Cass Associates since 1970 and has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 1986.

Joel has extensive experience in the securities industry. He was a member of the National Association of Securities Dealers Inc. (NASD) District #2 and served on the NASD Consultative and the Nominating Committees. His professional designations include Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Series, 7 Registered Representative, Series 24 General Securities Principal, Series 52 Municipal Securities Principal, Series 65 Registered Investment Advisor and Series 79 Investment Banking Representative. Joel is Past Chairman of the Ethics and Business Conduct Committee of the Pacific Stock Exchange. He is a former member of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) and former Small Firms Committee Member.

Throughout his career, Joel has managed several real estate limited partnerships as General Partner and has served as business and financial advisor to numerous public and private corporations and pension funds. He was a Director of Vineyard National Bancorp for 25 years and member of the Board's Executive Committee, Audit Committee and Loan Committee. He is a past President and Director of the non-profit Therapeutic Living Centers for the Blind.

Mark C. Minichiello
President and Chief Investment Officer
Mark C. Minichiello is President and Chief Investment Officer of Quincy Cass Associates and QCA Capital Management and a specialist in opportunistic investing. Prior to joining Quincy Cass Associates, Mark was a portfolio manager and member of the investment committee of The Occasio Fund and acted as a sub-advisor to the Hatteras Alternative Mutual Funds. He is a founding principal of Spin-Off Advisors, a Chicago-based research firm and served as Chief Operating Officer of High Yield Analytics.

Mark is known in the investment community for his insightful commentary. The media have sought out Mark for observations about spin-off situations and have quoted him extensively in print and broadcast. Mark writes a column for Forbes entitled, ""What If?" A guide for small businesses and entrepreneurs.

He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago with concentrations in Finance, Accounting and Strategic Management. His professional designations include Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Series 4 Options Principal, Series 7 General Securities Representative, Series 24 General Securities Principal, Series 65 Registered Investment Advisor and Series 79 Investment Banking Representative.

Daniel R. Guay CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Dan Guay is Chief Financial Officer of Quincy Cass Associates. Prior to joining Quincy Cass Associates, Dan was the Controller at Imperial Capital, LLC, a multi-state investment banking and brokerage firm headquartered in Los Angeles. Prior to joining Imperial Capital, Dan worked at various CPA firms in the Los Angeles area.

Dan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Loyola Marymount University and is a Certified Public Accountant. Dan's other professional designations include FINRA Series 7 Registered Representative and Series 27 Financial and Operations Principal.