Jim Aiello is the Co-Founder of Greenwich Economic Forum and Co-Chairman of Greenwich Business Institute, and has 30 years of financial services and real estate advisory experience. Jim’s investment career began in management consulting in New York, focusing on business strategy and profitability related to the investment management and other finance and real estate-related industries, including working at First Manhattan Consulting Group, Goldman Sachs, and Salomon Brothers. The Greenwich Business Institute currently produces the Greenwich Economic Forum and associated alternate industry events. Jim earned his BA in Government (cum laude) from Harvard University.
Bruce McGuire is the Co-Founder of the Greenwich Economic Forum, Co-Chairman of Greenwich Business Institute, and Founder and President of the Connecticut Hedge Fund Association. Bruce is an attorney and a 26-year veteran of Wall Street, having held officer level positions at top firms, including Goldman Sachs and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Sought out for his advice and counsel, Bruce is a Director of the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce, the Connecticut-China Council, and he serves on Dean John Quelch’s Finance Advisory Board at the University of Miami Herbert School of Business. Bruce is a graduate of the University of Miami and is a member of the Connecticut Bar. Bruce’s commentary on the economy and the alternative investment industry have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Financial Times, The Economist, Bloomberg, China Daily, and many other publications. In addition, Bruce has done segments on the hedge fund industry for China’s CCTV, and TV Tokyo.