Board of Directors 
Board of Directors

Benjamin D. Summers

Director
Ben is the founder and managing director of Adagio Group. He has lead Adagio from a single entity real estate investment company in 2005 to become an innovative financial institution providing fund management and boutique investment banking services through its discrete operating structures. Ben has extensive knowledge in quantitative finance, the application of risk engineering principles to residential assets, and private securities transactions. He also has substantial senior management experience within the global energy services sector.

Ben’s transition into energy and finance was preceded by a professional baseball career that began with the San Diego Padres organization. Ben graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in physics having studied music as a second discipline.

Benjamin D. Summers

Michael T. Bruni, CFA, CFP

Director
As director of education, Michael is responsible for developing and delivering comprehensive education-based solutions to financial advisors and retail investors. Michael has over 15 years of successful experience within the financial services industry.

Before joining Adagio, Michael served as Manager of Global Research and Analytics for Franklin Templeton and as a Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch. He graduated from The State University of New York at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Buffalo State College with a Master of Science in Adult Education. Michael holds the Chartered Financial Analyst ("CFA") and Certified Financial Planner ("CFP") designations.

Joseph A. Maiullo IV

Arne M. Ray, Esq.

Director
Arne is an attorney and CPA who has practiced tax and oil & gas law for over 35 years in Texas. In addition to his role with Adagio Institute, Arne maintains his position as Managing Partner at Ray & Associates, PLLC in Houston.

Arne received his law degree from the South Texas College of Law and both his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science from Texas Tech University.
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