William (Bill) G. Mingione is Managing Director and Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Bancroft. Mingione has had a successful track record on Wall Street for 22 years, beginning his career with boutique investment bank Nicholas, Safina and Lerner. He moved to Fidelity Investments and quickly ascended to Vice President of the Equity Trading division. After 10 years with Fidelity, Mingione joined another boutique shop where he further honed his institutional sales trader skills before being invited to run the corporate access team at Collins Stewart. In 2012, Drexel Hamilton brought Mingione in as an Institutional Research Salesman, where he had been a consistent top producer and climbed the ranks to eventually oversee the equity group as well as managing the firm’s diversity initiatives.
He currently resides on Long Island with his wife and three sons. In his spare time, Mingione serves as a firefighter for the Merrick Fire Department on Long Island. He chairs many committees within the fire department, including grant writing, recruitment and retention. Mingione has a passion for helping veterans in and out of the office as he currently the Co-Chair of the NY State chapter of ELITE, a network of veterans serving as advocates for service-disabled veterans and veteran small business.
Mingione earned his M.B.A. with concentrations in Finance and Management, and received a B.S. in Finance from LIU C.W. Post Campus and holds FINRA series 7, 24, 57 & 63.