John Randolph – Managing Partner and CEO

John has 30 years of experience in the industry, with more than 20 years in supervisory and management roles.  He has been a business leader in fixed-income sectors at firms including Merrill Lynch, GMAC-RFC, Jefferies and other broker dealers.  John has an A.B. in Engineering Sciences and Computer Science from Dartmouth College and was a member of their football team. He holds Series 7, 24, 28, 53 and 63 licenses.  John is based out of our headquarters in Austin, Texas.


David Weibel – Managing Partner and Director of Trading

David has 12 years of experience in financial markets, with 8 years in distressed fixed income and Real Estate assets.  His experience within investment banking spans over research, analytics, trading, and sales, for both institutional and retail clients.  Prior positions include World Class Capital Group and Tejas Securities. David holds Series 7, 24, 63 and 66 licenses and is an honors graduate of the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas with a degree in Finance.


Dave Jones –Director of Operations

Dave brings over 14 years’ experience in the financial sector to the Stonecrest team.  Prior to his current role, he was an analyst and trader at Western Asset Management in New York.  He has also held various roles in trading and operations at Legg Mason and Citigroup Asset Management.  Dave holds Series 7 and 66 licenses, and graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in Finance.  

Mark Schild – President of Domestic Retail Brokerage and Advisory Services

Mark has been in the financial services sector in both brokerage and advisory roles since starting his career in finance at Drexel Burnham Lambert in 1984.  He was the founder of Schild Asset Management, which has since become Stonecrest Advisors.  Mark brings extensive experience in managing advisors and clients, and holds Series 4, 7, 63, 24 and 65 licenses.  He graduated from Tulane University.  Mark supervises from our Ridgewood, New Jersey office.

Adam Desmond – Managing Director, Financial Institutions and Special Situations

Adam oversees special situations and corporate advisory activity at Stonecrest. Adam has over 25 years of experience in investment banking, trading and sales. He was a Founder of FIG Partners, a broker dealer specializing in financial institutions, and co-head of Investment Banking from 2004 to 2014. His varied career has included board of directorships at several firms. Adam graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a Bachelor of Arts in International Economics and Political Science.