Our Team

Dennis Rivera

Managing Member & Founder

Dennis Rivera brings his 30 years of commodity futures trading and operational experience to Advanced Alpha Advisers. He is responsible for the overall business which includes manager research and analysis and selection for our portfolio and investor recommendations. Previous roles include Director of Institutional Managed Futures at Managed Capital Advisory Group, AP at The Dow Corp energy brokerage, Managed Futures Specialist at Park Avenue Asset Management, Floor Operations at Putter Trading Corp and Principal owner of Lean6Financial an advisory to CTAs and DP Rivera and Co. Inc., floor broker, market maker and member of ICE Futures US and NYMEX. Graduate of Iona College, BBA Marketing, Series 3 NFA member.

Joseph Mazza

Compliance Consultant

Joseph Mazza is the Vice President and co-founder of Compliance Supervisors International Inc. Joseph graduated New York University with a degree in accounting and pursued higher education and graduated Pace University with a Masters Degree in Business Administration, concentrating in Taxation. Joseph is a Certified Public Accountant and has passed the Series 3, Commodity Futures Examination and the Series 65, Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination. He spent approximately 5 years as a compliance auditor at National Futures Association’s New York office. After working with NFA, Joseph held a regulatory accounting position at one of the largest FCMs and subsequently accepted a position as a compliance manager responsible for compliance over $10 billion in mutual funds. At CSI, Joseph is primarily responsible for Anti-money laundering audits, certified financial statement audits, on-site mock-NFA inspections, development of policies and procedures, commodity pool tax reporting, and disclosure document preparation.