Meet The Team
Gregory Prato is President and founder of Prato Capital Management, Inc. a boutique, completely independent Registered Investment Advisory Firm base in his home town of White Plains, NY. A graduate of Pace University with a degree in Mathematics and Computer Science, Gregory is a retired Air Force Pilot with over 25 years of active and active reserve duty. With nearly 25 years in the financial service industry, Gregory began his professional investment career at Merrill Lynch and Wells Fargo Financial Network. Gregory founded Prato Capital Management in 2004. A member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Gregory and his wife Bernadette live in White Plains with their 3 amazing children Christian, Juliette and Dominique, their three dogs and two cats.
Gabriella Bracaglia is Office Manager and Senior Administrative Assistant for Prato Capital. Gabriella was born in London, England and was raised in Rome, Italy. Moving to the New York area as a teenager, Gabriella received her Undergraduate Degree in Mathematics from Marist College and her Graduate Degree in Mathematics Education from Iona College. Prior to joining Prato Capital in 2004, Gabriella taught High School Mathematics in both the private and public school settings. Fluent in her native Italian, Gabriella studied and passed the series 7 Exam. Her dedication to client support and company administration has been instrumental to the growth of Prato Capital. An avid swimmer Gabriella lives with her rescue dog Bae Ha and rescue cat Missy.
Brian M. O’Rourke, Jr. is the Senior Financial Planner for Prato Capital Management, Inc. With over 12 years of wealth management experience Brian is dedicated to helping our clients define and reach their financial goals by placing them at the center of the financial planning process. Prior to joining Prato Capital, Brian spent his post high school years as a professional snowboarder living in Vermont, Mammoth Mountain, California and Fort Hood, Oregon. Returning to his roots, Brian graduated Iona College with a BA and began his career at Morgan Stanley before spending over 10 years as a Senior Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch. A hometown boy, Brian grew up here White Plains and currently lives with his wife Erin in Ridgefield, CT and their two young sons, Francis Xavier and Kellan and their dog Eli.
Chris Conway is a Financial Planning Associate with Prato Capital Management, Inc. With over 25 years of wealth management experience, Chris’ dedication to the financial planning process always begins with the client interest at the center. A professional planner, Chris is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs with a Bachelors of Science degree in Operations Research. A veteran of the Persian Gulf war, Chris served nearly a decade in the Air Force as an Instructor Pilot with a follow on career as a Boeing 737 Captain with American Airlines. Chris and his wife Sharon, a school nurse and Director of Nurse Certification at Rutgers University,most enjoy spending time with their two adult children Meghan and Daniel and their two dogs Ginger and Elhe. When not hard at work with their professional careers, Chris and his family enjoy spending time together skiing, bicycling and traveling in their Recreational Vehicle.