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Jan 31, 2017 - after the company he founded, true[X], was acquired by Fox ... consumer marketing, digital and multiplatform development at the cable channel.
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Team Rubicon Appoints Three New Members to Its Board of Directors LOS ANGELES, (Jan. 31, 2017) – Team Rubicon welcomes three new members to its board of directors with the appointments of Mr. Clayton DeGiacinto, an Army veteran and founder and chief investment officer of Axonic Capital; Mr. Joe Marchese, the president of advanced advertising products for Fox Networks Group; and Mr. Christopher Perkins, a Marine Corps veteran and managing director at Citi. “Our newest board members bring a wealth of insight and experience from a variety of industries, which will allow Team Rubicon to scale our efforts to bring localized disaster response to cities across the country,” said Jake Wood, Team Rubicon cofounder and CEO. Mr. Clayton DeGiacinto is the founder and chief investment officer at Axonic Capital LLC, an investment advisory firm based in New York City focused on structured credit and systematic fixed income strategies. Prior to working at Axonic, DeGiacinto was a vice president at Goldman Sachs. DeGiacinto served as a field artillery officer in the 25th Infantry Division in the U.S. Army. Mr. Joe Marchese, Fox Networks Group’s president of advanced advertising products, leads the company’s advertising products and services. Marchese was appointed to his current position after the company he founded, true[X], was acquired by Fox Networks Group’s parent company 21st Century Fox in 2015. Prior to launching true[X], Marchese spent several years as a television executive, serving as senior vice president of digital and advertising at Fuse TV, where he led consumer marketing, digital and multiplatform development at the cable channel. Mr. Christopher Perkins is a managing director at Citi and leads its global over the counter derivatives clearing business. An Iraq War veteran, Perkins served in the U.S. Marine Corps for nine years. He is a founder of the Citi Military Veterans Network, which now includes approximately 3,000 employees across 16 locations in the U.S. and United Kingdom and cofounder of Veterans on Wall Street, a financial services industry veterans advocacy group. Team Rubicon’s board of director members serve four-year terms, and the organization would like to thank outgoing board members Mr. Charles Macintosh, who is currently the managing director at First Key Holdings, and Mr. Adam Yarnold, an Army veteran who serves as the managing director at Barclays Capital Inc. Team Rubicon is grateful for their years of service.


About Team Rubicon Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. Team Rubicon is a nonprofit organization offering veterans a chance to continue their service by helping and empowering those afflicted by disasters, and also themselves. Programs and services are made possible by the support of individual donors, corporate partners, and the dedication of volunteers across the country. To join or support Team Rubicon’s mission, visit

Media Contact: Duane DeVorak Team Rubicon Public Relations [email protected] 310-666-0990