Mr. Guarasci joined ICMA-RC in 2015 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Guarasci is responsible for directing the financial planning and policies, product pricing, treasury, budget, tax and accounting practices for the company as well as its relationships with lending institutions and the financial community. In addition, Mr. Guarasci oversees ICMA-RC’s corporate strategy, Defined Contribution Investment Only (DCIO) distribution team and ICMA-RC’s 403(b) retirement services division for K-12 and community colleges as well as public community hospitals.
Prior to joining ICMA-RC, Mr. Guarasci held Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer positions at the following New York City based investment management firms: Credit Suisse Asset Management, Bear Stearns Asset Management and Indus Capital Partners. In addition, Mr. Guarasci served as Chief Financial Officer for Infraredx, Inc., a high tech medical device manufacturer. Mr. Guarasci spent the early part of his career with Arthur D. Little and Price Waterhouse where he helped build the M&A and valuation departments to assist clients on U.S. and cross-border strategic transactions.
Mr. Guarasci holds and MBA, with a concentration in Finance and Accounting, from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Mr. Guarasci received his CPA license from the state of Texas and currently maintains FINRA Series 7 (genera l securities) and 24 (principal) licenses.
Mr. Guarasci currently resides in Falls Church, Va. and is married with two children.