Zeus Financial, LLC designated minority business venture


The MBE designation reflects the organization’s ongoing commitment to Foster talent from diverse backgrounds

BOCA RATON, Florida., October 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Zeus Financial, LLC (Member FINRA/MSRB/SIPC), a Boca Ratonbroker-dealer which provides price discovery and best execution and engages in new issue distribution of a wide range of fixed income securities, was recently awarded Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) designation by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) August 2022.

The Zeus Financial MBE designation is special among brokers looking to provide liquidity in fixed income investment products for institutional buyers. “The company has been diverse since its inception in 2017,” notes Vincent “Vince” Butkevits, financial industry veteran and CEO. He adds, “We represent diverse backgrounds with a range of fixed income experience and expertise. Investing our time and knowledge in the next generation of traders will help us all grow stronger together.

Zeus is an employee-owned company with an average of over 20 years of experience among its traders and over 100 years of combined experience in the C-suite alone. The company has a lot to offer the next generation of traders and finance professionals looking to create generational wealth. Our commitment to diversity is displayed through the founding members of Zeus: Chief Compliance Officer Ralph Achilles is Haitian American, EVP MBS Trading Steven Hampton is of Latin American descent, Managing Director Pardeep Kumar is of Indian/Asian American descent, and Majority Owner/Board Member Leticia Butkevits is of Puerto Rican descent.

Director of Operations and Director of Risks Gary Galarpe, who is Filipino American, believes that “the MBE designation is emblematic of Zeus Financial’s ongoing efforts to find great talent.” He also comments, “I am proud to be part of an organization that creates pathways for talented people – including minorities and women – to learn from some of the best in the industry.

Zeus Financial’s enduring commitment to its MBE designation and to diversity will be on full display as its business continues to grow and be recognized in the financial community. Zeus strives to be an industry leader and embodies the role minority-owned brokers are expected to play in fixed income trading for years to come.

About Zeus Financial LLC

Based at Boca Raton, Florida with offices at New York, NY and Charlotte, North Carolina, Zeus Financial, LLC (Member FINRA/MSRB/SIPC) is a registered dealer engaged in the wholesale distribution of a wide range of fixed income securities. Zeus seeks to offer both liquidity and new issue distribution to all of its institutional accounts in mortgage-backed securities, municipal bonds, CDs and structured products. As a certified minority business enterprise, Zeus is committed to finding top talent to support its continued growth and innovation. For more information, visit www.zeusbd.com.

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