Leadership Team

President & CEO

Ralph DeVito

Joined 1986

As President and CEO of The Investment Center, Inc., Ralph DeVito drives the strategic direction of the firm. Since 1986, Ralph has set the bar on delivering outstanding customer service and support to advisors. Also, he has created a culture that resonates with the executive and management team, employees and advisors. The average executive has been with The Investment Center for over 15 years. He has shaped a working environment that is dedicated to advisors success.


"Our principal goal is to provide you with everything you need to put your clients first and manage your business well, because our success starts with yours."

Chief Operating Officer

Mike Bruno

Joined 1991

As Chief Operating Officer, Mike Bruno oversees the daily support and workflow for all operational functions. This role includes all brokerage operations, direct business operations, imaging and document services, cashiering, and trading. In addition, Mike also oversees The Investment Center's clearing relationship with Pershing LLC.


"Service is everything. Without top-notch service, we are just another Broker-Dealer. Our dedication to superior services has helped our advisors build more efficient and successful independent practices."

Chief Compliance Officer

Doug Wright

Joined 2001

As Chief Compliance Officer, Doug Wright is responsible for providing strategic direction to the compliance department and overseeing the development, implementation, communication, and review of all compliance processes, policies, procedures, and technology designed to meet the requirements of various regulatory authorities.

"The Investment Center makes managing an independent practice much more efficient and streamlined so that more time is available for business development and for clients."

Chief Marketing Officer

Marc Lefurge

Joined 2015

As Chief Marketing Officer, Marc Lefurge is responsible for the overall marketing strategy for The Investment Center. His role includes overseeing all the advertising, corporate communications, corporate branding, and corporate event planning.


"The Marketing Department’s mission is to assist every financial advisor grow their business the way they envision it. With the advisors input, we have created a world class coaching and mentoring program that has proven results."

Chief Information Security Officer

Robert Fernandes

Joined 2002

Robert is responsible for establishing, maintaining and overseeing the company-wide vision, strategy, architecture, policies and programs to ensure information assets are protected.

"The landscape for information security is evolving every day. Educating our financial representatives on Cybersecurity is a priority so they can in turn provide resources to their clients."