G. Michael Mara, Jr.


Mr. Mara joined Boenning & Scattergood as President in July of 2018. Michael is an accomplished senior executive with over 30 years of experience in the Brokerage, Wealth, Investment Management, Capital Markets, and Private Banking business. He has demonstrated success in large financial services companies as well as small entrepreneurial endeavors. Prior to joining Boenning, Michael served in senior executive positions at The Wells Fargo Private Bank, Valley Forge Capital Advisors, Q-Prime Inc. (an Institutional B/D – Research Firm), The Penn Street Fund, The Vanguard Group, Millennium Bank, and Merrill Lynch. Michael also served as Sub-Advisor/Portfolio Manager to MFS. The Penn Street Fund & the MFS Sector Rotational Fund received numerous citations in The WSJ as “Category King,” and a 5-star status from Morningstar. He was an Independent Trustee at the Quaker Investment Trust. Michael is a military veteran, having served in the U.S. Army’s Intelligence and Security Command with assignments to NSA and DIA. He has earned degrees from The Defense Language Institute in Monterey, CA, U.S. Air Force School of Applied and Cytological Sciences, Corporate Governance Certificate from Stanford Law School, a BA from Emerson College in Boston, and an MBA from The American University in Washington, DC. He currently is a member of the Board of Advisors of Emerson College, The American Legion, and the Association of Former Intelligence Officers.