Chief Executive Officer
Robert Eide is the CEO and President of Aegis Capital Corp. He founded Aegis in 1984 and his vision has helped guide the firm for over 25 years. Mr. Eide’s attributes and skills include financial literacy, managerial aptitude, and the knowledge and experience attained through his service as a director of multiple public and private corporations. Mr. Eide currently serves as a Director of Nathan’s Famous, Inc. (NATH) and he has been a member of the New York State Bar Association since 1979.
Chief Operating Officer
George Kott, Chief Operating Officer, has over 15 years of industry-related experience with an extensive background in Trading and Operations. He joined Aegis Capital Corp. in 1999 and served as the Manager of the Operations and Trading Departments until 2007. From 2007 through 2009, he garnered extensive experience in Branch Management, Compliance & AML. He returned to Aegis Capital during 2009 to fill the role of Chief Operating Officer. George brings a strong operational background coupled with a deep knowledge of technology. He has assisted Aegis Capital in managing its dual clearing relationship with Penson and RBC. Mr. Kott received his degree from Hofstra University and currently maintains Series 7, 63, 24, 55, and 79 licenses.
Chief Compliance Officer
Sam Guidetti, Chief Compliance Officer, has 30 years of financial industry experience in the area of compliance which includes equity trading, institutional sales, retail sales and management. Mr. Guidetti joined Aegis Capital Corp in June 2013. Prior to joining Aegis Capital Corp., he has held the position of Chief Compliance Officer at some of the major OTC market making firms as well as senior management positions at others. Additionally, at some of his prior firms, Sam held the position of the firms designated Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer. Sam has served as a member of the Executive Management Committee at some of his firms. He attended Thomas Edison State College where his major was in Business Administration. Sam currently holds the Series 7, 63, 24, and 55 licenses.