Management Team



Whit Conary
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Conary has served in the financial services industry for 40 years. Prior to joining LeveL ATS, Mr. Conary worked at Moors & Cabot as a senior vice president in their Institutional Sales department. He was a founder and owner of Ward, Conary & Murphy (WCM), a floor brokerage and specialist firm on the Boston Stock Exchange. In 2004, WCM merged with Moors & Cabot after 15 years of growth. Mr. Conary has served as a member of the Boston Stock Exchange's Board of Governors and Executive committees. He is also a past president and current member of the BSTA and holds the series 7, 24, 63, and 99 licenses.

Stephen R. Miele Jr.
Chief Strategy Officer

Mr. Miele has served in the financial services industry for over 20 years. Prior to joining LeveL ATS, he was an Equity Trader for Fidelity Capital Markets on the Boston Stock Exchange. Mr. Miele has an MBA from The Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and an MS from Babson College. He also holds the series 7, 24, 55, 63, and 99 licenses.

John F. Linares
General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Prior to joining LeveL, Mr. Linares was a senior associate in Bingham McCutchen LLP's Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions practice group, where he advised public, private and emerging growth companies on general corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions and asset and stock purchases. Before joining Bingham McCutchen, Mr. Linares served as Assistant Vice-President and Corporate Legal Counsel to the Boston Stock Exchange.

Mr. Linares holds an MBA from The Yale School of Management, a JD from Northeastern University's School of Law and a BS from Bridgewater State College. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Association of Corporate Counsel and the Hispanic National Bar Association.

Denise Barros, CRCP
Chief Compliance Officer

Ms. Barros has served in the financial services industry for over 25 years. Prior to joining LeveL ATS, Ms. Barros worked at Fidelity Investments as a Compliance Manager in their Ethics Office. She also spent several years in various compliance roles at New England Financial where she began her career. Ms. Barros received her Certified Regulatory Compliance Professional (CRCP) designation from the FINRA Institute at Wharton and has a BA from Stonehill College. She is also a member of the National Society of Compliance Professionals and holds the series 7, 9, 10, 14, 24, 27, 63, 65, and 99 licenses.
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