OUR FOUNDERS

Barry Kiront

BARRY KIRONT

Chief Executive Officer

  Barry Kiront is the Chief Executive Officer of Craft Capital Management LLC since 2015. He has been active in the capital markets and working with investors for close to 25 years. His focus is twofold; He is head of investment banking at Craft Capital Management.  The investment banking division’s core focus, is raising capital through an established network of home offices and venture capitalists.  The other area of concentration is within the wealth management division.  This business includes estate and financial planning, family trust development, and retirement planning.  Barry received his BS from NY Institute of Technology and his MS from Hofstra University.

Stephen Kiront

STEPHEN KIRONT

Chief Operating Officer

Stephen Kiront is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Craft Capital Management. Stephen has over 28 years in the financial industry. His focus as COO is driving performance measures for the operation, often in the form of supporting the retail, institutional, and investment banking clients. Being the COO, he has the ability to have input throughout all areas of the organization, including strategic planning and execution, corporate management, client development, and customer and network operations.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Craft Capital Management's team is dedicated to growing our business and finding new and better ways to serve you.

Rich

RICHARD RIZZUTO

Relationship Manager

Richard is the relationship manager serving as the principal liaison between the firm and its valued clients. Richard builds loyalty through outreach, interaction, and continuous improvement of services. Richard works with leadership to promote the firm’s products and services by spearheading engagement and marketing initiatives. A native of Brooklyn, NY, Richard is a graduate of Princeton University and played 4 years for the Princeton Tigers Basketball team.

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Dr. Yenyou (Jeff) Zheng

Director of Business Development

Jeff currently serves as the Director of Business Development of, and as a broker with, Craft Capital Management LLC in New York, USA, and has served in such positions since September 2019. He is also currently an independent director and Chair of the Audit Committee of NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE American: NBY) in San Francisco, USA since September 2019. Prior to that, Dr. Zheng served as the Director of Business Development of, and as a broker with, Spartan Securities Group, Ltd. in Florida, USA from July 2014 to August 2019. 

Dr. Zheng’s 22 years of experience include providing innovative financial solutions and consulting services for initial public offering underwriting and investment banking, as well as corporate financing solutions, such as PIPEs, Follow-on, ATM, and Convertible Notes, with a particular focus on Chinese companies listed overseas.

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BRYAN MILLS

Director of Insurance

Bryan is the Director of Insurance for Craft Capital Management. His expertise focuses on supporting clients and financial professionals with financial strategies incorporating legacy protection. His 24 years of experience blends finance, technology, and business processes for the benefit of the customer experience. Bryan attended New York University and is a native Midwesterner that loves New York.