Joseph Texido, born on March 23, 1955, is the sole member of the Advisor. Mr. Texido became
registered as an associated person of the Advisor on August 30, 2010 and became listed as a
principal of the Advisor on July 19, 2010. On May 29, 2012, Mr. Texido became the branch
office manager of the Advisorâ€™s branch office. The branch office closed on September 4, 2012.
Mr. Texidoâ€™s responsibilities entail communicating with prospective and existing clients,
regulators, legal and compliance consultants, and other vendors. Mr. Texido also performs trade
execution and position monitoring.
On August 28, 2012, Mr. Texido became an associated person of Conover Futures Group LLC.
On August 20, 2012, Mr. Texido became a principal of Conover Futures Group LLC. Conover
Futures Group LLC was approved as an NFA Member and became registered as an introducing
broker on August 28, 2012. Conover Futures Group LLC operates pursuant to a guarantee
agreement with Rosenthal Collins Group LLC. Mr. Texidoâ€™s duties include customer
solicitations, trade execution, and attending to other day to day compliance, accounting, and
On July 7, 2010, Mr. Texido became registered as an associated person and branch office
manager of Rosenthal Collins Group LLC (â€œRCGâ€), a registered futures commission merchant
and NFA Member. On September 4, 2012, Mr. Texido relinquished his position as an associated person
and branch office manager of RCG. At RCG, Mr. Texido was responsible for overseeing a
trading desk that executes trades for retail and institutional customers in both domestic and
From September 27, 2002 through June 15, 2010, Mr. Texido was employed as an associated
person of MF Global Inc. (â€œMFGâ€), a registered futures commission merchant and NFA
Member. At MFG, Mr. Texido was responsible for overseeing a trading desk that executed
trades for retail and institutional customers in both domestic and foreign exchanges. From April
2008 through June 2010, Mr. Texido was listed as a branch office manager of MFG.
Mr. Texido currently trades commodities, futures, or options on futures for his own personal
account. Trading records along with any written policies related to such trading would be made
available for clientsâ€™ inspection during normal business hours at the Advisorâ€™s office upon
reasonable advance notice.