We Thrive Where Finance and Technology Meet Innovation

It takes a uniquely talented team to deliver a fintech platform that levels the playing field for independent wealth managers and financial advisors. CAIS has cultivated subject matter experts across alternative investments, capital markets, technology, marketing and operations to deliver an unparalleled investment experience. We are proud to introduce our team and encourage you to contact any member that can be of assistance.

Technology and Marketing

Our integrated technology and marketing team is focused on delivering impactful investment opportunities and experiences to independent financial advisors across all wealth management environments. The team is comprised of true industry experts and craftspeople that hail from the most demanding enterprise financial services and entrepreneurial Internet and fintech ventures.

  • Frederick B. Kauber

    Managing Director & CTO | Head of Technology and Marketing

    Fred Kauber is responsible for all technology and marketing initiatives at the firm. He brings over 25 years of experience in technology platform innovation from Fortune 500 companies such as IBM, Dun & Bradstreet and First Data Corp., as well as entrepreneurial e-commerce and fintech ventures such as Tranzact, Bigfoot Interactive, Solid Group and Entitle Direct. He also serves as an adjunct professor of technology management and innovation at New York University and mentor for Columbia University’s executive master’s degree program for technology management.

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  • Gabriel J. Balda

    Senior Vice President | User Experience and Design

    Gabriel Balda is responsible for our UX Design and Frontend implementation. Gabriel has over 18 years of experience in application and web development as well as graphic design, having worked on projects for companies like Kaplan, Sony, Zynga, PDVSA.

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  • Barry Davies

    Senior Vice President | Platform Development and Architecture

    Barry Davies leads the Platform Development and Architecture team. He brings 20 years of experience in application development, enterprise architecture, and web technology, having previously worked at First Data and entrepreneurial subsidiaries of Union Pacific and ACI Worldwide. Barry is a supporter of and practitioner within the software craftsmanship movement.

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  • Frank M. Nocito

    Head | IT & Security

    Frank M. Nocito is responsible for all end user computing and security. He has over 24 years of computer consulting & technology experience and has provided expert support to a variety of companies, having worked at firms including Spectrum Equity, Citizens Bank and Cambridge Financial Services.

  • Jon Daly

    Vice President | Platform Development and Architecture

    Jon Daly, senior software craftsman for our technology platform, brings 20 years of software development experience, with a majority of that time in financial systems. He has worked as a Lead Developer and Application Architect at several firms including First National Bank of Omaha, First Data, and Lockheed Martin.

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  • Erik Lumpkin

    Vice President | Platform Development and Architecture

    Erik Lumpkin is a senior software craftsman for our technology platform, contributing to its agility, robustness and performance.  Erik has 20 years of experience in web application development and architecture for financial companies including First Data and First National Bank of Omaha.

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  • Edward Mamedov

    Vice President | Business Analysis

    Edward Mamedov works closely with multiple teams to identify and assess business opportunities, bridging the gap between business requirements and technology solutions. He has over four years of experience in the financial services industry, having previously worked at New York Community Bancorp.

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  • Gina Spero

    Vice President | Content Marketing

    Gina Spero is responsible for content, email and brand marketing. She has over 20 years experience driving corporate communication campaigns at leading agencies such as McCann Erickson, FCB and Havas. Industry experience includes pharmaceutical, consumer technology, travel & tourism and B2B e-commerce.

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  • Danielle Saleh

    Associate | Lead QA Engineer

    Danielle Saleh is responsible for quality assurance and software testing strategies; collaborating with various teams to drive the automated subscription process. She has over five years industry experience having previously worked at Barnes & Noble and JPMorgan.

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