Mario joined Raymond James Ltd. in 2009 as Senior Vice President, Head of Fixed Income. He has since become the firm's Vice Chair, Private Client Group. Mario focuses on business building and elevating the firm’s brand and reputation within the investment industry. Mario has been in the financial services industry for over 25 years, and has vast experience not only in fixed income but across a wide spectrum of investment products and services. Prior to joining Raymond James he was Managing Director at CIBC World Markets, responsible for Fixed Income and Private Client Investing. Prior to CIBC he was at Merrill Lynch and was responsible for Core products, which included debt, equity, and syndication. Before that, he was with Midland Walwyn, and also spent 10 years with Dean Witter Canada (Morgan Stanley) where he was EVP and Managing Director of Fixed Income Canada.