James P. Orazio

Chief Administrative Officer

Mr. Orazio’s long-standing career in the securities industry spans 35 years. Prior to founding Maxim Group, Mr. Orazio held the position of Executive Vice President and served on the Executive Committee, Credit Committee and Audit Committee at Investec Ernst & Company, an international specialist bank headquartered in South Africa and the UK. Previous to that he was Chief Operating Officer at Stuart Coleman & Co., Inc., a boutique NYSE firm, where his expertise contributed to quadrupling the number of registered representatives before its purchase by Investec. Prior to that, Mr. Orazio held senior management positions at several NYSE member firms, where he served a clientele of high net worth investors with assets of over $100 million. He received his BS in Accounting from the University of Connecticut and earned his CFP designation from the College of Financial Planners.