Alex Cena

Financial Analyst, Relationship Manager & Private Investor, Financial Services

Hi, I'm Alex Cena, I help people analyze their investments.

Alex Cena's Bio:

Alex Cena is a financial analyst, business relationship manager and private investor.  He spent more tha 17 years on Wall Street as the top telecom equipment research analyst according to Institutional Investor Magazine, Greenwich Associates, Reuters and the Wall Street Journal. While at Lehman Brothers, Bear Stearns and Salomon Smith Barney spent thousands of hours meeting with corporate executives of companies ranging from start-ups to large multi-nationals throughout the United States, Europe and the Far East to discuss corporate strategy and investment banking opportunities. After leaving New York City and the Northeast to return to his adopted home of Texas, Alex spends his time completing his Executive MBA at Southern Methodist University's Cox School of Business. Searching for companies, who need his skills and expertise as a senior level executive and relationship manager in business development, investment banking, strategic planning, venture capital, financial analysis and investor relations.

Alex Cena's Experience:

  • Senior-Level Executive-Relationship Manager at Alex Cena

    Forward-thinking, versatile Relationship Manager with stellar record of success in leading business development initiatives and executing strategic plans to explode sales. Exceptionally skilled at leveraging well-established networks to cultivate executive-level relationships and build partnerships. History of managing client relationships and providing high-level support. Proven ability to develop well-conceived sales and marketing strategies. Talent for serving as liaison between internal & external personnel and arranging engagements.

  • Managing Director at Salomon Smith Barney

    o Analyzed the growth prospects and financial statements of telecom equipment companies in North America and Europe including Nokia, Qualcomm, Cisco, Alcatel, Ericsson, Lucent, and Motorola. o Presented ideas to institutional investors on an individual and large basis globally o Negotiated with executives and board members at large multi-nationals companies worldwide o Generated new business opportunities with technology start-ups in the United States and Europe o Mentored a telecommunications equipment team based in the United States and Europe. o Hosted technology conferences as key networking events for investors and corporate executives o Signed a two-year contract not to compete in any area of financial services prior to my departure o Ranked as a top analyst in multiple industry sectors on a global basis

  • Managing Director at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc.

    o Served as Senior Technology Analyst, providing research coverage, financial statement analysis and investment analysis of telecommunications and networking equipment companies including Nokia, Qualcomm, Cisco, Ericsson, Lucent, and Motorola o Communicated critical investment highlights to institutional investors on a global basis o Supported the sales and trading operations with their clients o Played a critical role in capturing a position in Lucent Technologies' initial public offering o Ranked as the top telecommunications equipment analyst in the United States o Developed relationships with new venture opportunities throughout the United States o Coordinated new business opportunities with teams across multiple divisions

  • Vice President at Lehman Brothers

    o Served as Senior Technology Analyst, providing research coverage, financial statement analysis and investment analysis of telecommunications and networking equipment companies including Nokia, Qualcomm, Cisco, Ericsson, Lucent, and Motorola o Communicated critical investment highlights to institutional investors on a global basis o Supported the sales and trading operations with their clients o Played a critical role in capturing a position in Lucent Technologies' initial public offering o Ranked as the top telecommunications equipment analyst in the United States o Developed relationships with new venture opportunities throughout the United States o Coordinated new business opportunities with teams across multiple divisions

  • Vice President at RBC Dain Rauscher

    Technology analyst covering companies throughout the United States

  • Vice President at Dain Bosworth

    Vice President, Senior Technology Analyst

  • Vice President at William K. Woodruff & Company, Inc.

    Technology and growth stock analyst covering companies throughout the United States

Alex Cena's Education:

  • Southern Methodist University

    Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Loyola University of Chicago

    BBA
    Concentration: Finance
  • University of Iowa

    Concentration: Computer Engineering

Alex Cena's Interests & Activities:

Headshot and Portrait Photography, Mountain Biking, Swimming, Backpacking, SCUBA diving, Hunting.