Brian Stutman (June 25, 1967 – August 14, 2019) graduated cum laude from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with Bachelor of Arts in 1989. He joined Wall Street after a 10-year entrepreneurial career and selling his previous company, Employee Information Services, to a private equity firm.
Brian had 15+ years of experience in trading, electronic trading, and prime brokerage. Having started his career at Carlin Equities, Brian opened the West Palm Beach branch and was promoted to supervise all of Florida. Brian was the lead salesperson during his tenure at Carlin, staying with the firm for over seven years until it was purchased by Royal Bank of Canada in 2006. At Royal Bank of Canada Brian held a key role in the newly formed United States Prime desk, and was personally responsible for $5B in balances and generating over $12.5M in revenue for the bank. Brian then joined Lighthouse Financial Group as managing director and co-head of Prime Services. He was responsible for sales, marketing, operations, service, clearing and DMA relationships. Prior to co-founding Castle Hill Capital Partners, he was a director at Lazard Capital Markets where he focused on prime brokerage and multi-product sales.