As COO, Pearl is responsible for all aspects of operations and trading at the firm. She is a strategic leader who has over 27 years of financial industry experience. Before joining Najarian Family Office Pearl was a Vice President of Implementations and Project Management at Northern Trust.
She started her career in 1988 on the Pacific Options floor (PCX) working for Pershing DLJ’s trade desk and eventually rose to become a market maker for TD Securities.
In 2004, she joined E*TRADE Securities where she performed several diverse roles including managing foreign corporate client accounts, FX trading, options risk management, as well as serving as a senior project manager for the operations team. She maintained the “top contributor” designation there year after year.
In 2007, Pearl joined tradeMONSTER to assist in the retail brokerage platform build and was a key contributor to its on-time launch and success. She served as the Director of Operations to several high performance teams, such as Risk, Margins, Cashiering, AML / Fraud, and Account Opening to name a few.
Pearl holds a B.A. degree from DePaul University and is FINRA 7, 3, 4, 24, 55, and 63 licensed.
Tom Haugh serves as the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) for Najarian Family Office, LLC. He is also the Co-Founder and CIO of PTI Securities & Futures LP and Wells Street Advisors, LLC. Before establishing PTI Securities, Tom traded on the floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange for 18 years.
Prior to that, he was a senior financial analyst for Pullman Standard Railcar Company in Chicago. He served as the president of the Professional Trader’s Institute from 1990 to 1996, and he was a member of the board of directors of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) from 1993 to 1998.
From 2001 to 2008, Tom co-hosted the daily “Stocks and Jocks” informational investment radio program on Chicago’s WSCR Radio and currently streams this show daily from 5:30am-7:00am online at www.StocksAndJocks.net. Bloomberg TV, FOX-TV and other leading media outlets regularly interview Tom to obtain his investment know-how, and to explain how the latest financial news impacts investors.
Tom, a Chicago native, enjoys playing softball in his free time.
Tom earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, and a master’s degree in finance from the University of Chicago. At the University of Chicago, he studied under Nobel Laureates Milton Friedman and George Stigler.
As Relationship Manager, Arielle Choyce is dedicated to providing day-to-day support and coordination for Najarian Family Office clients. She gained experience for the role having most recently served as a Client Service Associate for UBS Financial Services, Inc.
Arielle is FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 licensed. She graduated from University of Wisconsin – Madison with a degree in English.