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Investor Relations Business Development

Manhattan, NY, 10007
September 29, 2023

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David Vadala

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Bernardsville, NJ ***24


FTL: Finance Technology Leverage (Private Equity) April 2023 - Present Head of Investor Relations

• Leading capital raising efforts in conjunction with senior management

• Develop and maintain relationships with existing and new potential investors.

• Create and distribute investor communications, including capital raising updates, and presentations.

• Coordinate investor meetings and conferences, both virtually and in-person.

• Conduct due diligence and prepare investment materials for potential limited partners.

• Established and continue to maintain a CRM platform for members of the management team.

• Respond to investor inquiries and provide timely and accurate information.

• Stay up to date with industry trends, regulations, and best practices related to investor relations.

• Organize investor events and roadshows to promote the fund and attract new investors. RBMG: RB Milestone Group (Agency IR) April 2021 – April 2023 Vice President

● Responsible for delivering investor relations programs tailor-made for emerging companies who are private and publicly traded on the NYSE, NASDAQ, OTC, TSX, TSXV, CSE, ASX, and AIM.

● Refine communications strategies, weigh data, and advise clients on how to penetrate new markets.

● Help clients target and secure relationships with niche US stakeholders and key industry strategics globally by communicating the company’s strategy, growth opportunities, and business initiatives to shareholders and the investor community.

● Leverage longstanding relationships in the financial and media communities.

● Develop customized strategies to accomplish goals.

● IR Planning and Budgeting responsibilities include: Develop customized strategies to accomplish goals and KPI’s, Advise on effective inbound communication strategy, Calendar Development, Message Development and Budget Analysis.

● Manage & Filter Inbound Client Investor Queries include: Advise on effective inbound communication strategies, Review of inbound investor communications and Provide insight on entity identities.

● Corporate Positioning responsibilities include: Media Targeting, Media Outreach, Conference / Event Targeting, Conference / Event Outreach, Reputation Management, Strategic Communications, Transaction / Crisis Communications (Board and C- Level Transitions, M&A and JV Announcements and Corporate Restructurings), Client Disseminations, Investor Materials, Review and Revise and Investor Materials design.

Envela Corporation (NYSE American: ELA) February 2019 – February 2021 Head of Investor Relations

● On-boarded to create and lead Investor Relations at a NYSE American company

● Develop and execute investor relations strategies to effectively communicate the company’s thesis, financial performance, and key initiatives to the investment community.

● Establish and maintain relationships with buy-side and sell-side analysts, institutional investors, and retail investors.

● Coordinate and participate in investor meeting, conferences, and roadshows to promote the company’s investment proposition.

● Prepare and disseminate investor communications materials such as earnings releases, conference call scripts, investor presentations, and annual reports.

● Monitor and analyze market trends, peer benchmarking, and investor sentiment to provide management with insights and recommendations.

● Respond to shareholder inquiries and coordinate with legal and finance departments to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

● Collaborate cross-functionally with finance, legal, and communications teams to align messaging and ensure consistency in investor communications.

● Track and analyze investor ownership trends, stock performance, and trading activity to identify potential market opportunities or risks.

● Vetted and initiated contacts with third party vendors to help achieve greater visibility with current and future investors.

● Crafted and presented Envela’s Corporate Slideshow Presentation at investor conferences across the country including LD Micro, Sidoti and others.

● In just two years, I oversaw Envela grow from an $11 Million-dollar market cap company to one that is at least 10x that amount.

Brendan E Cryan and Company, LLC October 2017 – January 2019 Floor Operations Manager

● 20+ year veteran Market Maker / Trader on the New York Stock Exchange.

● Risk Manager for Designated Market Maker Floor Unit.

● Designated Market Maker focused primarily in Small to Mid-Cap companies.

● In charge of Corporate Relations across all 190 of Cryan’s equity listings.

● Provided updates, research, and analysis for every company upon request.

● Actively managed relationships with listed companies (typically C-Suite) with regards to market developments, intraday stock activity and market participants.

● Assisted in the design, implementation, and improvement of Cryan’s proprietary algorithmic trading system.

● Maintained a fair and orderly market while managing daily P & L. Virtu Financial Inc. (NASDAQ: VIRT) June 2010 - September 2017 Designated Market Maker / New Business Development

● Provided a fair and orderly market in companies ranging from $1 Million (AIII) to $357 Billion (JPM) in Market Cap.

● Managed over 60 Corporate Relationships within the DMM Unit.

● Successfully interviewed and secured new listings for Virtu including AIRI, BGSF, UFAB, MLSS, TPHS along with several others.

● Created updates for our companies which included research, news updates, and technical analysis.

● Cooperated in the assimilation of the “upstairs” algorithm and the NYSE Floor GUI.

● Supervised and created Written Supervisory Procedures for N.Y.S.E Floor Personnel (Series 14A).

● Participated in the redesign of the New Member Exam for Floor Personnel (Series 21). LaBranche & Company, New York, NY September 1997-September 2009 Specialist - Trading Floor, New York Stock Exchange

● Market maker experienced in sectors such as Energy, Metal/Mining, Finance, Pharmaceutical, and Health Care.

● Managed positions of up to 5 million dollars on an intra-day basis in any one of the 600 companies LaBranche & Company represented.

● Actively managed daily P & L responsibility with real dollar swings of over $1,000,000.

● Worked closely with risk managers in order to position the firm appropriately during volatile situations.

● Facilitated the auction process and maintained a fair and orderly market by acting as both agent and dealer, while participating as a catalyst between buyers and sellers.

● Proficient in hybrid/computerized trading in addition to open outcry, and excelled in balancing the demands of the crowd with the demands created by the advance of hybrid technology.

● Member of firm’s “SWAT TEAM”; a specialized group that handles extremely volatile situations relating to earnings and/or news related announcements.

● Conducted and participated in tutorial trading sessions designed to increase clients’ understanding of the daily operation of the trading floor.

● Provided before, during, and after hours trading and regulatory rules training to less experienced employees.

● Regularly participated in continuing education training for the purpose of keeping current with the changing FINRA and LaBranche regulatory and compliance policies.

● Extensive experience and ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced, intense trading floor environment. Licenses:

Series 7, 14A, 21, 25 and 63


Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT

Bachelor of Arts in Management 1997

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