Mr. Almerini is Managing Member of Louis Almerini CPA, LLC, which provides outsourced CFO, FINOP, accounting, and related consulting services to clients directly or under contact as independent contractor with CFO Financial Partners LLC. Since 2016, he has served as Chief Financial Officer or Chief Compliance Officer for several registered broker-dealers, investment advisers, and other companies. Previously, Mr. Almerini served as Managing Director, Finance at PineBridge Investments, a registered investment adviser with over $80 billion AUM and offices in 20 countries. Prior to joining PineBridge, Mr. Almerini served in senior finance roles with Kellogg Capital Markets (Chief Financial Officer), Merrill Lynch (First Vice President), Morgan Stanley (Principal), and PwC (Manager). Mr. Almerini is a Certified Public Accountant (New York), a Registered Principal (Series 27 FINOP) with FINRA, and graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University.