Mr. O'Dea is CEO and Founding Partner of Strategic Worldwide LLC, an introducing broker for alternative investments. Mr. O'Dea was instrumental in developing commodity related hedging products in Asia in the 1980's and launching Asia's first institutional alternative investments funds representing more than $1billion of AUM in the 1990's. He has held various senior institutional positions throughout his career at some of the top firms on Wall Street including Drexel Burnham Lambert, Dean Witter Reynolds and Morgan Stanley.
He is active in local, state and national politics, and contributes his time to various charities.
Mr. O'Dea advises HarborView Capital on marketing related issues.