James C. Onorato
Prior to founding Summit Capital, Mr. Onorato served as Portfolio manager with Maxus Investment Group, Cleveland, Ohio. During his 14 years at Maxus, he also conducted equity research for the firm’s individual accounts and mutual funds, and developed a strength in identifying effective fund management. Mr. Onorato began his investment career in 1982 at Dean Witter as an investment consultant.
Mr. Onorato holds a BS/BA from The Ohio State University and an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Cleveland State University.
Gary E. Friedman
Mr. Friedman graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelors’ Degree in Business Administration and a major in Accounting. Upon graduation he earned his Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation while working in Public Accounting.
Mr. Friedman has worked in financial services since 1987, helping individuals and small businesses plan to meet their financial goals. He currently holds an investment advisor representative (IAR) and series 65 licenses while specializing in investment management and retirement planning.
Regina M. Ryan
Ms. Ryan has over 30 years of investment business expertise. She started at Maxus Securities with Mr. Onorato. She has been an investment consultant with Fifth Third Securities and then Ancora Securities.
Ms. Ryan graduated with a BS/BA degrees from the University of Dayton and a Masters degree from the University of Evansville in Administration. She has been active in many professional, educational and community organizations throughout her career.