Stephen J. Rotella is the CEO of StoneCastle Cash Management, LLC, a New York-based cash management solutions firm. The company specializes in offering insured cash solutions to various institutions.
Mr. Rotella graduated from Stony Brook-headquartered State University of New York with a bachelor’s degree in economics back in 1975. He later did his MBA in finance and information systems at the State University of New York, Albany graduating in 1978.
Experience and Career Growth
Stephen J. Rotella started his career more than 30 years ago. He has gathered massive experience in cash and asset management, financial industry, retail & internet banking, and marketing & organization growth. Rotella started working as a consultant in 1978. Two years later, he joined Reserve Group as the firm’s VP, a position he held for four years. In 1987, Rotella joined Chase Home Finance as an executive vice president of marketing finance and product development. He rose up the rank to become the company’s COO and later CEO. Rotella also served as executive vice president of servicing for seven years at Chase Manhattan Corporation. In 2005, he joined WMI Holding Corporation where he served as the Acting Head of the company’s Home Loans Division. His duties included overseeing the retail, commercial and mortgage lines. Rotella rose through the ranks to the position of COO.
Stephen J. Rotella has demonstrated strong leadership skills throughout his career. He is the head of Chase Housing Advisory Council, an organization focused on increasing lending to low-income earners. He is part of the executive committee of Mortgage Bankers Association.
Mr. Rotella actively involves himself in philanthropy. He served as the chair of the development committee for LIFT, before being elected as the President in 2005.LIFT is an organization that addresses poverty in the U.S. He has been actively involved in the running of LIFT by advising on its operations.
Rotella is dedicated to helping the less fortunate in the arts industry. He has offered advisory services to several organizations, including Seattle Foundation, YouthCare Seattle, ArtsFund, and Ballemet Columbus. He is the Jazz patron at Lincoln Center.