Meet our people.
Ramu Ramiah, MBA
Ramu Ramiah founded Ramiah Investment Group (now known as Brook Capital) in 2004 after working in the financial services industry for the previous 12 years, with Prudential Securities and Wachovia Securities. There he managed the wealth of clients from over 60 countries around the world.
His wealth of experience as an advisor and portfolio manager enables him to provide the advice and services sophisticated clients seek. Previously, he worked as an engineer in oil exploration and development for Schlumberger, a global oilfield services company, from 1980 to 1986 in Indonesia and Australia.
Ramu earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Malaya in 1980 and his MBA from the Yale School of Management in 1989. He holds the Series 3, 7, 63, 65, 9 and 10 securities licenses, in addition to life and health insurance licenses. He enjoys cross country and marathon runs and is learning to play golf.
Letha Joseph, JD
Vice President / Chief Compliance Officer
Letha Joseph, Esq. is a graduate of the Yale Law School and practiced law in New York and Milwaukee before joining the firm.
She serves on the Advisory Board of Milwaukee Public Radio and in her free time she attempts to play golf and works on organic gardening.
Daena Ramiah, MBA
Vice President of Investments / Financial Advisor
Daena Ramiah joined the firm in 2017. She provides investment and financial planning advice to clients. Before joining the firm, Daena worked in healthcare operations at Sutter Health in California, and also as a management consultant at Boston Consulting Group. Daena earned her B.A. in Economics and Math from Yale University in 2008 and her MBA in 2013 from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
She holds the Series 7, 66, 9 and 10 securities licenses. In her free time, Daena enjoys exploring the outdoors and is an avid amateur home cook.
Jason Visner, MBA
Jason Visner joined the firm in 2010. He provides investment and financial planning advice to clients, specializing in federal employees and retirement planning. Before joining the firm, Jason served as a production manager overseeing large and complex construction projects.
Jason earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2001 and his MBA in 2002, both from the University of Notre Dame. He holds the Series 7 and 66 securities licenses, in addition to life and health insurance licenses.
Client Service Supervisor
Kayla joined the firm in December 2015. She assists clients with wire transfers, debit card issues, and many other account administration tasks.
Prior to joining the firm, Kayla was an elementary teacher for a number of years. She earned her bachelor's degree in education in 2011 from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
Client Service Assistant
Gabrielle joined the firm in July 2017. She assists clients with wire transfers, debit card issues, and many other account administration tasks. During college, she interned for one of the Big Four accounting firms in Milwaukee. Prior to joining the firm, she worked as an account manager performing outside sales.
She earned her BBA in Human Resource Management from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in May 2017.
Registered Sales Assistant
John joined the firm in December 2018. He assists clients by entering securities trades, processing wires, providing service for debit cards, processing documents for opening accounts, and other administrative tasks. He has worked in the financial services industry for over twenty years and holds the Series 7 and 63 securities licenses. He earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology and theology from Carthage College and his juris doctor from the University of Wisconsin Law School.
Through our association with Western International Securities, we provide a wide-range of diversified financial services and products. Brook Capital and Western International Securities are separate and unaffiliated entities.
Western International Securities, Inc's Clearing Agent: Pershing LLC, a subsidiary of the Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, is the custodian for our clients' assets, providing confirmations, monthly statements and funds transfers. Clients can access their account information using Pershing's software platform, NetXInvestor.
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