Tom DeMartino has been playing guitar for over 40 years, starting at 14 in clubs in Connecticut and New York. He went to college at the University of Lowell for Business Music with an emphasis of jazz guitar. He was a member of James Daniel Entertainment in Connecticut for 7 years performing over 500 gigs over the time. While recently living in Charlotte, NC most recently, he performed with local band Pushh for 4 years, performing in the Carolinas during his tenure. Tom was also the District Winner for Guitar Center’s Best of the Blues contest for 2012, (top 16 of 4,000). He is the Sales Director for Genscape, Inc., for their North American Oil Services since September of 2013.
Sam Angiuli: Guitar
Sam Angiuli is a New York City based musician and Wall Street professional. He is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and performer who has been playing guitar for the last 15 years. He was born in Staten Island and is a graduate of the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. Since his days in high school, he has been fortunate enough to train under and play with some of the leading musicians and artists across the globe. In his professional career, Sam specializes in the commodities, foreign exchange, and derivatives markets. He has worked at several different firms including Merrill Lynch and most recently Bloomberg LP. As a recently married man, he is now living in Manhattan with his wife and is excited for the next chapter of his life.
Shawn Rudden: Drums/Vocals
Shawn Rudden has been playing drums for over 23 years. Beginning back in college, Shawn played in a band throughout his time there even taking it beyond his college days, still re-joining those band mates from time to time just to jam. While not having any formal training or lessons, Shawn has found himself dropping in on jam sessions all over the world, from Singapore to Staten Island. Here in NYC, he’s performed at venues such as the Best Buy Theatre in Times Square, Bryant Park, Randalls Island and for past events with Wall Street Rocks, here at the Cutting Room. His professional career in finance began at Smith Barney back in ’92 in Municipal Bond Trading. Shawn has recently celebrated 18 years at Bloomberg L.P. where he is a Sales and Relationship Manager for their Enterprise Solutions business. Outside the music scene, Shawn is an active triathlete and marathoner also raising funds for various charities such as the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Autism Speaks, and the Pancreatic Cancer Network. Shawn is proud to be associated with Wall Street Rocks and he and his band could not be more appreciative for the opportunity to participate in this worthy cause. Rock On WSR!!!
David Szopinski: Bass
David Szopinski has been at Bloomberg for 18 years currently managing the company’s terminal business in Florida. Having lived in London during the 80’s, David’s pursuit of music composition was driven by interning at the digital underground club hits produced by Stock Aiken Waterman; the top English songwriting and record producing trio of the decade. Having later interned at Rod Argent’s keyboard shop on Denmark Street in London led to his first sampler purchase of the E-MU Emax of which he still owns today. David later adopted the guitar having been inspired by his guitar strumming father and brother.
Dave Mullen: Keyboards
Dave “I don’t do BIOs” Mullen is an outstanding keyboard player. He wanted to let everyone know he played tuba in high school and stacks chips at Bloomberg in their panty – and loves every minute of it! Seriously though, Dave has been at Bloomberg the past 18 years as a Fixed Income Specialist and Business Manager for its fixed income trading products and core functionality.