Before joining First Republic, Mr. Porpora worked as a Floor Trader on the New York Stock Exchange. His career in investment banking began in Hong Kong. He has been a guest on CNBC Europe and CNN Asia.
In 2003, Mr. Porpora helped co-found a nonprofit corporation called HEAL, which assists financially strained wounded soldiers returning from our current overseas conflicts. He currently serves as the group’s CEO. HEAL has raised over $300,000 and helped more than 100 wounded and decorated veterans and their families avoid foreclosure, eviction and asset seizure.
Mr. Porpora graduated from Yale University with an economics degree and also studied at Beijing University in China.
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