“As the digital asset industry continues to rapidly evolve, sophisticated investors require an enhanced level of knowledge and more refined products” said Rayne Steinberg, CEO for Arca. “With their deep expertise in both traditional financial services and fintech, Anthony, Michael and Sarah are committed to furthering our mission, and bring unparalleled credentials to do so. As Arca continues to double-down on investor education efforts and product expansion, we remain laser-focused on being a trusted and innovative partner to our clients and the industry. ”
Anthony Bufinsky will join as Head of Growth for Arca Labs, Arca’s Innovation Division, where he will focus on implementing use cases for ArCoin and the Arca US Treasury Fund as well as growing AUM of the Fund. His experiences and relationships in traditional finance, DeFi and digital securities enables him to directly assess the needs of the marketplace and to provide solutions using ArCoin and other blockchain based asset management products. He will be focusing on Banking, Insurance, Treasury Management and the Digital Asset markets. Anthony recently served as Managing Director ConsenSys Digital Securities LLC. Prior to ConsenSys, he was Director of Institutional Sales and Special Projects at Securrency and Investment Director at Kaizen Corporation.
Michael Dershewitz, Arca Fund’s new Chief Operating Officer, will be pivotal in creating a playbook to increase the company’s actively-managed funds’ capacity to scale, launch products and increase distribution channels. An industry veteran in both finance and technology, Michael joined from Amazon where he was the General Manager of Amazon’s lending business and a member of the Corporate Development Team. Prior to that he held senior roles with traditional financial services firms including Chief Credit Officer/Chief Operating Officer for Promontory Local Credit, and Portfolio Manager, Head of Investment Research at Brencourt Advisors.
As Head of Content, Sarah Legenza Macedonio will be integral in enhancing and amplifying Arca's education arm, geared towards sophisticated investors who want to learn more about digital assets. Her experience launching both traditional and digital asset products in previous roles will be critical in translating crypto knowledge into the language and concepts finance experts understand. With more than a decade of finance and digital assets experience, she most recently served in Marketing/Commercial Operations for Lukka, Inc., and was Director of Marketing and Operations for SenaHill Partners, LP.
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