Business Management


Business Management Team

Geode is proud to employ an exceptionally talented team of individuals with an extensive range of backgrounds, experiences and expertise. We believe our team-based and collaborative environment benefits both our investment process and our clients.

Bob Minicus

President and Chief Executive Officer

Bob Minicus is the President and Chief Executive Officer at Geode. Mr. Minicus is responsible for the overall management of Geode, including development of the firm’s long-term strategic planning and execution. Mr. Minicus joined Geode in 2021. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Amherst College.

Joseph Ciardi

Chief Compliance Officer

Joseph Ciardi is the Chief Compliance Officer at Geode. Mr. Ciardi is responsible for the development of the compliance program as well as the oversight and administration of the compliance functions for the firm. Mr. Ciardi joined Geode in 2009. He holds an M.B.A. from Suffolk University and a B.S. in Finance from Bryant University.

Sorin Codreanu, CFA, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Sorin Codreanu is the Chief Financial Officer at Geode. Mr. Codreanu is responsible for directing and overseeing all financial activities of the firm.  Mr. Codreanu joined Geode in 2013. He holds an M.A. in International Economics from Suffolk University, an M.S. in Finance from Sawyer Business School, and a B.A. in Finance from West University in Romania.  He is a CFA charterholder and a Certified Public Accountant.

Julie Coote

Head of Human Resources

Julie Coote is the Head of Human Resources at Geode. Ms. Coote is responsible for establishing and overseeing all Human Resource functions along with managing a variety of corporate-wide administrative functions. Ms. Coote has been with Geode since its inception in 2001.  She holds both an M.B.A. and a B.S. in Finance and Marketing from Northeastern University. She holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Certification from the HR Certification Institute.

Jeffrey Miller

Chief Operating Officer

Jeffrey Miller is the Chief Operating Officer at Geode. Mr. Miller is responsible for oversight of the firm’s operations, finance, legal, compliance, technology, infrastructure and risk management. Prior to being named Chief Operating Officer in 2006, he served as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Miller joined Geode in 2004. He holds a B.S. in Business and Economics from Lehigh University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Matthew Nevins, Esq.

General Counsel

Matthew Nevins is the General Counsel at Geode. Mr. Nevins provides legal counsel and advice across all matters for Geode. Mr. Nevins joined Geode in 2015. He holds a J.D. from Boston College Law School and a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of Connecticut. He is admitted to the state bar associations of Massachusetts and New York.