Mr. Stephen J. Rotella serves as the chief executive officer at StoneCaste Cash Management, LLC. As president, Steve Rovella is directly responsible for setting up the strategy and direction with the partners in the firm as well as managing the day to day operations. Steve has been influential in building Stone Castles’ cash management products and services. Under his tenure, StoneCastle, a wholly owned subsidiary, has evolved into an industry leader in funding alternatives for regional, community banks, and cash management for institutions.
Steve Rotella has accumulated over 30 years of experience in strategic and operating leadership in the banking and the financial sector. Mr. Stephen Rotella has broad experience in marketing, organizational development, product innovation, large scale operations management, and retail and internet banking. Before Moving to StoneCastle, Steve spent 18 years at JP Morgan Chase where he served as the CEO of the 4th largest Home lender in the country, Chase Home Finance. Steve also served as a member of the executive committee. Mr. Rotella received his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of New York at Stony Brook in 1975. He acquired his MBA in Finance and Information Systems from the State University of New York.
On Feb 1, 2016, under the leadership of Steve, StoneCastle Insured Cash Sweep, LLC acquired the insured deposit business of the Intermedium Financial, LLC. The transaction included the InterLINK FinTech platform and the related assets. The acquisition fulfills StoneCastle’s strategy of expanding its reach to 401k, broker dealer, financial advisor, and additional segments to cement its position as a market leader as a provider for insured deposit.
Steve’s work is also known for his dedication in serving the community with a focus on the arts and on helping the needy. Previously, he served on the Boards of The Seattle Foundation, ArtsFund, BalletMet Columbus, Youth Care and he is still an active patron of the Jazz at Lincoln Center. In 2015, he took over as the Chairman of LIFT from the experienced businessman, Michael Gilligan. LIFT helps poor parents of young children to minimize the cycle of poverty in the US.