Brent Williams has spent his entire post military career studying and investing in the investment industry. After leaving the Navy he obtained his degrees in Finance and Banking, Economics, and International Business from Appalachian State University, Brent began his career as an Investment Advisor Representative, gaining sales and market experience.
During his time in the wealth management industry, he managed a book of assets of over $20 million. Brent transitioned his career to trading S&P mini futures contracts at the Chicago Board of Trade. He rose to trade manager for both the automated and discretionary desk and eventually a broker.
Throughout his career, Brent has earned six FINRA Series Certifications – Series 3, 6, 7, 34, 63, and 65 – and will continue to utilize his experience to further expand Highwater Financial in 2018.
Marc Adesso advises issuers, underwriters, hedge funds and other market participants in a full range of capital markets transactions. He also counsels companies, boards and their committees, investors and financial institutions on SEC regulatory and corporate governance issues, including compliance with securities exchanges.
Marc counsels clients on the rapidly changing landscape regarding legalized cannabis in matters ranging from capital raising (including numerous IPOs for cannabis companies), international transactions, fund investments to challenges with the banking system.
Marc is recognized for his work on securities regulation and corporate governance, and has also established a national practice counseling issuers conducting mini-IPOs under Regulation A+ of the JOBS Act, which allows smaller privately held companies to raise up to $50 million per year by selling shares to the general public.