About The Speaker
Barry B. Mione was appointed CEO of SaveDay® in November 2018 because of his financial acumen, leadership track record, and the fact that he launched the advisor and broker/dealer business of SaveDay® . Mr. Mione has been involved with SaveDay® from the beginning and is considered one of the leading co-founders of the company. His industry foresight into offering a digitally-advised investment product takes a “unique-to-market” view of portfolio customization comes from his involvement with E*Trade and the democratization of online trading. His unique vision is paramount to trailblazing a low investment entry for future investment vehicles. Mr. Mione joined the executive leadership team at Kapitall in 2012 and assumed leadership as president of New Kapitall Holdings, LLC (Kapitall) in October of 2016, a platform used to inspire and teach the next generation about investing using unique gamification strategies. For the next two years, and under Mr. Mione’s executive leadership, Kapitall received distinctive recognition awards, including Forbes’ “Fintech 50” finalist, U.S. News’ Top 10 “Greatest Investing Sites” for Millenials, and featured on CNBC “The Millennial Investor”.
In 2018, while president for Kapitall was hand-selected to be one of four companies to participate in Fidelity’s first-ever accelerator program — worldwide. Kapitall was also chosen as one of “9 Companies to Watch for in 2018” by Disruptor Daily. This was indeed true, as the company was purchased by SaveDay, which accelerated the growth and opportunity for the company.
As the internet began to push new opportunities within the financial industry, Mr. Mione began working in the investment banking division at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ), a U.S. investment bank. Shortly after starting DLJ, he, along with a handful of associates co-founded DLJdirect, an online brokerage business, which IPO’d in 1999 raising $320 million. The company was subsequently sold, delivering its technology and customers to E*Trade for $700 million, in 2005. For the next few years, Mr. Mione held upper management and executive positions at Credit Suisse, BNY Mellon, and the Bank of Montreal.
Mr. Mione and his wife, Erin, recently relocated to Austin, Texas from Denville, New Jersey on January 2019, and has become an active member of the Austin community. He currently sits on the board of the local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. He also participates with the Austin Business Owners Council helping to provide a voice on business matters, including state legislative issues, local government, and transportation issues. He has two children, Micheal and Michelle, who live in Florida and New York, respectively.