Joseph Guinan founded Advantage Futures in 2003. Advantage has since expanded from a boutique FCM with 28 employees into one of the top thirty clearing firms in the futures industry, in terms of customer segregated funds, as of June 2016. He previously held various trading and management positions from 1981 to 1995 at Merrill Lynch, Kidder Peabody, and Irving Trust. He later served as President and CEO of Fuji Futures Inc. (one of four companies merged to form Mizuho Securities USA) where he worked from 1995 to 2003. Guinan is a registered floor broker and a member of the Chicago Board of Trade and NYMEX.
He serves on the boards of Mundelein Seminary, Word on Fire Catholic Ministries and Econ Illinois, formerly known as the Illinois Council on Economic Education. He is also an Eagle Scout and former Scoutmaster with the Boy Scouts of America in Chicago. Guinan served as chairman of the 40th Anniversary of the annual LaSalle Street Dinner Dance in July 2010, which raises money for the Boy Scouts.
Joseph Guinan holds a BA in economics and an MBA in finance and accounting from Columbia University.
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