Stephanie Cartier Co-Founder
After an 11 year career at Morgan Stanley, in NYC, in 1994, Stephanie switched careers to Stay at Home mom after her first child was born. Two more children entered the picture, which the youngest, the only girl, was born with down syndrome. Stephanie became very active in the special needs community, subsequently becoming co-chairperson of the NJ State mandated Special Education parent advisory group, Middletown Friends of Different Learners (MTFODL), in her town’s school district. It was a post she held for 8 years. She strongly advocated for the needs of students. Stephanie also worked with her church’s St. Vincent de Paul Society for many years. In addition, she was a volunteer with Sea Bright Rising after Hurricane Sandy. Stephanie graduated from Rider University in June 1984, with a B.A. in Communications.
Mark Cartier Co-Founder
Mark Cartier is married, and father of three. He has spent the past fourteen years as a volunteer and coordinator for RallyCap Sports, formerly Challenged Youth Sports. Mark also served as Director of Children’s Liturgy at St. Catharine’s Church in Holmdel, for 17 years. Mark is the co-founder of No Limits Café, a restaurant dedicated to employing and training adults with intellectual disabilities.
Mr. Cartier is a Managing Director for Mizuho Securities USA LLC. He manages short-term trading activities and US Agency trading. Some of his responsibilities include oversight for funding, and balance sheet management. Additionally, Mark coordinates cross-marketing with Mizuho Bank USA and its clients. Mark joined Mizuho Securities USA LLC in September 2003. Mr. Cartier is also the liaison for Mizuho Securities USA LLC with the Federal Reserve Bank and U.S. Treasury Department. Responsibilities include provision of guidance regarding Treasury issuance, and maintenance of Primary Dealership relationship.
Mr. Cartier graduated from Rider University in June 1984, with a B.S. in Commerce.