Mr. Fiore has more than 20 years of experience in the securities industry. Before joining Maxim Group, Mr. Fiore was the Director of Institutional Sales and Trading for Investec Ernst & Company, an international specialist bank headquartered in South Africa and the UK. Previously, Mr. Fiore was a Partner and Managing Director at Bluestone Capital partners, where he was responsible for building its Capital Markets, Institutional sales and trading division. Prior to that, Mr. Fiore held several positions at Smith Barney and Shearson Lehman Brothers. He holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Rhode Island.