Amanda Benincasa Arena is an Associate Partner and the East Coast Practice Leader with Aon Equity Services, the group within Aon Rewards Solutions that focuses on the entirety of the equity lifecycle.
Her background consists of performing valuation and technical accounting for equity compensation, including complex scenarios like global equity, employee stock purchase plans, M&A transactions, bankruptcies, modifications, SEC reporting, etc. She is a frequent industry speaker, addressing topics primarily related to equity valuation and financial reporting, and has written countless articles surrounding those topics. She serves on the Board of Directors of the NASPP Boston Chapter, and is a Certified Equity Professional through Santa Clara University.
James Giannattasio is an Institutional Relationship Manager in Workplace Wealth Services for UBS. He is responsible for relationships across full service and partial plan administration platforms. James works closely with members of his client companies at all levels, as well network financial advisors. Mr. Giannattasio earned his BS in Quantitative Economics at Rutgers College, and he is a Registered Representative holding both FINRA Series 7 and Series 63 licensing. James is highly involved in supporting his local NASPP chapters.