Brent Mekosh, a leading businessman in Phoenix, Arizona, belongs to the Central Arizona Estate Planning Council, the Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations, and the Scottsdale Leadership 2009 Class XXIV. He also serves as a Governor of Opportunity International and a sponsor of the Sharon India Foundation, and he was recognized on the Forty Under 40 list for 2009 by the Phoenix Business Journal. Since 2007, Mekosh has served as President of Mekosh Financial Services, a business he founded to make use of his extensive skills in wealth protection and financial market analysis. At Mekosh Financial Services, Brent Mekosh tailors his clients’ investment platforms to their specific needs, incorporating their particular goals and aspirations into a unique package designed to safeguard their assets and grow their wealth. One of Mekosh’s prominent qualifications for this position is the decade he spent working the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Brent Mekosh began his career on the NYSE with Bear Wagner Specialists LLC, where he was closely involved with new business, working to bring new public offerings to the trading floor. He made a name for himself by consistently providing deep and liquid markets. While at Bear Wagner, he also earned a Master’s degree in Finance and International Business from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University. An avid traveler and investigator of world cultures, Brent Mekosh has wandered through 48 countries across the world by foot, train, and motorcycle. He supports autism organizations in Arizona and holds membership in the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA). In his spare time, he enjoys flying his aircraft, reading, writing, and studying microfinance.