Stephen J Bonventre
Chief Executive Officer
Stephen’s passion for leading complex transformations and keeping customers’ needs at the center of all decision making is what led him to join EdgarAgents in 2021. Stephen’s focus is on helping the company achieve its growth goals by accelerating technological innovation and continuing to provide best-in-class customer service, speed, and quality. Prior to joining EdgarAgents, Mr. Bonventre spent sixteen years in the laboratory diagnostics industry. Mr. Bonventre has traveled globally, passed the CPA exam, and brings diverse experience across Finance, Business Development, International Business, Operations Excellence, Change Management, and Commercial Operations. Philanthropy plays a big role in Mr. Bonventre’s professional and personal life. Mr. Bonventre serves on the foundation board for a hospital in Elizabeth, New Jersey and regularly supports many other charities and causes.
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Throughout his career, Steve Yakubov has guided public companies to navigate the ever-evolving regulations of the US
Securities and Exchange Commission. Steve is an expert at improving the regulatory filing processes and corporate issuer
workflow for compliance with the SEC ‘33, ‘34 and ‘40 Acts. Initially pioneering the EDGAR II conversion procedures at
RR Donnelly, Steve became a founding team member at Vintage Filings. His work within Vintage Filings helped reshape the
regulatory filing and financial print industry by breaking the fee-heavy triopoly of the legacy ink-and-paper printers.
Today, Steve represents EdgarAgents with an entrepreneurial zeal and a demanding client-first focus… always challenging his
team to deliver the highest level of filing confidence.
Founder and Chairman
Robert is the General Counsel of Hutton Capital Management, LLC. Mr. Schechter is also the founder, and principal member of
C.I. Eckstein & Company, LLC, a financial services holding company that provides services through its three subsidiaries:
Collateral Agents, LLC, Conversion Agents, LLC, and EdgarAgents, LLC, which provides EDGAR filing services, xbrl processing,
printing, typeset, and press release for over 700 public companies.
Sales Director, Investment Management Regulatory Compliance & Shareholder Services
Rich is the Director of Sales in the Investment Management division at EdgarAgents, LLC.
He joined EdgarAgents in February 2021 and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in helping companies
successfully achieve their regulatory compliance and shareholder reporting requirements.
Throughout Rich’s 20 year career he has cultivated long-term relationships and built a reputation of being trustworthy,
dependable and results driven. Prior to joining EdgarAgents Rich was Senior Vice President,
Investment Management Regulatory Compliance and Shareholder Services at Toppan Merrill (formerly Vintage)
where he developed and managed a large and diverse group of Investment Management clients.
Before Toppan Merrill, Rich was Vice President of Sales at Doremus FP where he was instrumental
in the substantial growth of their Investment Management division.
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Lauren is the Director of Finance and was previously the XBRL Director at EdgarAgents, LLC.
With a background in accounting and business management, Lauren joined EdgarAgents in 2010
and founded/developed the XBRL department. Lauren manages and oversees the company’s financial
goals & objectives including corporate accounting, M&A finance and integration, procurement, billing, collections, and more.
Director IPO and Business Combination Proxy Mergers
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Christopher has been a leader in the financial printing industry for 40 years. He joined EdgarAgents in 2013 where he leads
production teams in the seamless execution and delivery of transactions through excellence. Before joining EdgarAgents,
Christopher was Vice President of EDGAR Services at Vintage Filings LLC from 2002 – 2012 where he managed Corporate Finance,
Mergers and Acquisitions and Initial Public Offerings.
Haining Wang (Michelle)
Michelle joined EdgarAgents in 2016, a pinnacle milestone in the company’s timeline — along with the opening of our Chinese office.
Using her depth of investor relations and compliance expertise, Michelle brings the highest level of confidence and oversight
to EdgarAgents’ expanding Chinese clientele.
Business Development Director, Capital Markets & P/E
Jack has nearly 4 decades of domestic and international financial printing sales experience, involving:
Transactions (debt & equity), Compliance (annual report, proxies, SEC fillings), Restructuring (plan & disclosure, notices),
Mutual Funds, Virtual Data Rooms & Financial Reporting SaaS – catering to corporations, law firms, underwriters, and private equity firms.
He was president of an on-demand reprographics company, producing offering memos, private placements and research reports for the investment banking community.
Having worked on many high profile/time sensitive transactions, Jack’s highlight was producing the Blackstone IPO.
Jack’s experience and personal involvement in all his projects will add great value to our customers.
Chief Revenue Officer
Antoinette Behan (“AB”) joins EdgarAgents as Chief Revenue Officer. Antoinette brings a depth of experience that
crosses both the US and European markets having worked in London, Dublin, and New York. She began her career in the
capital markets arena working with pre and post IPO companies in both the US and Europe. AB was part of an inaugural
sales team that helped launch virtual data rooms and for the past several years has engaged directly with the asset
management industry with a particular focus on alternative products and the burgeoning ETF landscape.
Director of XBRL Services
Jason joined the Edgar Agents team in 2022 as Director of XBRL Services. Having over twenty years of
experience as a licensed CPA, Jason’s accounting background has focused on the financial reporting needs
of publicly traded companies. He has been offering XBRL guidance to clients since the mandate was introduced
in 2009. Aside from leading Edgar Agents’ team of XBRL experts, Jason is also actively involved with several
outside organizations that are dedicated to improving the overall useability and quality of XBRL data.
Director, Business Development
Business development professional with over 20 years of experience. John has built long-term trusted relationships
with private equity professionals, investment bankers, accounting firms, corporate lawyers, public/private company
executives, and colleagues. As a seasoned professional he has advised and guided clients on transactional and securities
compliance relating to the Securities Act of 1933 and 1934, including traditional/SPAC IPOs, business combination
registration statements, merger proxy statements, exchange offers, shelf takedowns. John’s passion is combining the
latest digital tools with industry technology and insight to drive a positive customer experience. Expert at developing
long-term relationships by earning respect and trust.
Director of Product Management
Product problem solver with a passion for the power of technology to unlock human opportunity and drive true business value. Topher studied Philosophy and IT
Management as an undergrad and graduate student. He scaled his own tech start up in the Bay Area to a successful exit before moving to NYC and entering the
financial technology arena, where he served in various executive roles. He is well versed in operations, culture and team building. At EdgarAgents he is focused on
building up the Software Development and Product Teams to align our technology offerings with our strategic vision for industry disruption.
Chris G Taylor
Executive Director – XML Edge
With 30+ years of financial reporting experience in the consulting, software, high-tech manufacturing, construction, and natural resources industries, Chris Taylor has a client focused approach to every project. Specific expertise includes business process modeling, financial planning & reporting, interactive data creation utilizing DITA & XBRL technologies, compliance reporting, and business process optimization.
Director – ERM & Special Projects
Dharmesh Desai heads our efforts to maintain Internal Controls and Enterprise Risk Management. He also leads across a pipeline of Special Projects planned to further strengthen our industry leading position and growth.
Dharmesh has previously worked with Fortune 100 companies like GE, Merrill Lynch, Quest Diagnostics and Mercedes-Benz USA where he led the company’s effort in implementing and maintaining Internal Controls over Financial Reporting & ISO 9001 Compliance. Dharmesh brings with him vast diverse knowledge and experience in making the company internally robust and sustainable to manage operations and absorb growth. Dharmesh completed his degree in Accountancy and Economics from University of Mumbai.