CEO and Co-Founder
OASIS Pro Markets
"Pat is CEO of Oasis Pro Markets LLC, a broker dealer and member firm of FINRA and SIPC, and the first US-regulated multi-asset alternative trading system (“ATS”) authorized to allow its Subscribers to trade digital (“blockchain”) securities and make payment for those digital securities in digital cash, as well as its holding company, Oasis Pro, Inc. Over his 25+ year career, he has led capital markets teams and spearheaded the financing, acquisition and/or sale of well over 150 companies involving transactions comprising of over $20 billion across a variety of industries including technology, fintech, and blockchain.
OPM’s ATS is authorized to allow its Subscribers to:
1. Trade both registered and unregistered securities on the ATS
2. Trade digital securities OTC
3. Trade both equity and debt in digital form through the use of a blockchain
4. Invest in initial private offerings that can be recorded on a blockchain
Additionally, Pat has been in the crypto space for several years serving as a senior advisor/head of compliance of MakerDao (Igneio) since 2019 and membership in several digital asset organizations including WSBA, A.D.A.M, and GBC. Pat currently also serves as a Managing Partner of Union Park Ventures (vc firm), Sapphire Capital Management LLC (hedge fund manager), and LaVecchia Group LLC (merchant bank). Also, Pat has served on the board of directors of several public and private companies and also sits on several advisory boards/non-profit boards including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the DTCC Executive Advisory Board for Private Securities.
Pat has extensive advisory, capital markets, crypto, digital assets and merchant banking experience. Pat has 25+ years of senior level Wall Street experience (Credit Suisse, Bear Stearns/JP Morgan) raising capital for companies both privately and publicly (debt and equity) as well as m&a, IPOs, high yield, etc. across all industries with a specific focus on financial/business services, tech, fintech, blockchain, energy, healthcare/biotech. In regards to capital markets, Pat was also a Council Member of the NYSE Amex Listed Company Council, an advisory group to NYSE Euronext.
Pat received his MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania major in Finance and a concentration in Strategic Planning. He received his BA, magna cum laude, from Clark University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Pat is a Wharton Ambassador
Pat’s Specialties Include: Crypto, Merchant Banking, Private Equity, Investment Banking, Digital Assets, Capital Markets & Hedge Fund Investment."