Mr. Desmond joined Peritus in August of 2005 and is responsible for both the financial management of the company and functions as the Chief Compliance Officer for Peritus, interfacing with the trading/portfolio management operations and the sales team to monitor all necessary areas of compliance.
Mr. Desmond has over 25 years of business experience, ranging from roles in marketing research, sales, operations, finance, and consulting, to strategy and planning. He has served in a variety of organizations, including both large corporate enterprises such as AT&T and US West/Qwest Communications.
Mr. Desmond earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, CA, and an MBA with honors from St. Mary’s College of California in Marketing and in Business Law. Mr. Desmond holds his Series 7 and 63 licenses.