Brett Baris, Advisory Partner

Brett Baris joined IA Capital Group in 1998 and currently serves in an advisory capacity. Mr. Baris spends the majority of his professional time serving as CEO of Credibility Capital Inc., a small business marketplace lending company he co-founded in 2013. Mr. Baris was a Vice President of Guggenheim Securities, LLC, IA Capital’s former NASD broker-dealer operation, until 2003, and held series 7, series 24 and series 63 NASD licenses. Prior to joining IA Capital, Mr. Baris spent two years as an analyst in the Financial Institutions Group of Salomon Smith Barney Inc. working predominantly on collateralized debt offerings and securitizations in the student loan finance area. Mr. Baris is a Director of Credibility Capital Inc., Homeowners of America Holding Corporation, and Ceannate Corp. Mr. Baris holds a B.A. in Economics, magna cum laude, from Tufts University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School. He is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society and the Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society.