Travis Benoit, Finance Sector Specialist
Travis is a Wall Street veteran with a background in trading, sales, strategy and business development. Travis worked for such Investment Banks as Goldman Sachs, Bear Stearns and Societe Generale. In addition, he has been a part of one of the world’s purest forms of capitalism as a floor broker on the New York Mercantile Exchange for over five years. Additionally, Travis spent two years working in London, Geneva and New York for a commodity broker/dealer division which he oversaw.
Travis has a passion for the Crowdfunding space as it promotes change to the near century-old securities laws while affording a new dimension to the capital market infrastructure. Born and raised in the CT / NYC area, Travis had the opportunity to witness firsthand the technology disruption and changes to Wall Street from the late 1990’s onward. Travis has an MBA in Management from Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business & Management, a Masters in Dispute Resolution (MDR) from Pepperdine University School of Law Straus Institute and a BA in Business Administration from the University of Vermont. Travis is a Certified Mediator and Arbitrator. Travis carries his Series 3 and Series 7 (FINRA) licenses. In his free time, Travis has a passion for college basketball, scuba diving and is an avid shark tooth collector.