Steve Hotovec

Steve Hotovec has nearly 25 years of experience in brokerage, trading and alternative investments.  Steve’s comprehensive understanding of financial products and developing innovative ways to distribute them has been instrumental in his career. Steve’s financial career began with Lehman Brothers in Menlo Park, California.

In 1994, Steve co-founded Hotovec, Pomeranz & Co; one of the first independent boutique technology research and alternative investment firms. Immediately prior to founding Barastone, Steve co-founded Synthym, Inc., a technology and financial services firm and N4 Financial, Inc. a Registered Broker Dealer. Prior to Synthym he specialized in marketing and selling select hedge funds, proprietary traders and multi-strategy funds.

Steve holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from San Diego State University and professional securities licenses 7, 24, 63 & 65. He is the author of 2 patents and is a frequent panel speaker on financial topics.