Mr. Donato joined Hovde Group in 2015 and is responsible for supporting the firm’s research coverage of the banking sector.
Prior to joining Hovde, Mr. Donato was a Management Associate at KeyBank where he assisted retail, commercial, and private banking departments. He began his career at Northern Trust in their Hedge Fund Administration arm, where he handled the settlement of corporate action related events.
Mr. Donato holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Mr. Donato is registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and holds the Series 7 license.