StockBrokers.com was established in 2009 with a simple goal: conduct thorough and completely unbiased reviews to help individual investors find the best broker for their needs.
Fast-forward to today, and through the best brokers review, comparison tool, broker guides, and over 30,000 words of research, StockBrokers.com has helped over three million investors compare brokers.
The six-month StockBrokers.com annual review is recognized by industry executives to be the most comprehensive review in the industry. With over $2 billion in assets referred since inception, StockBrokers.com is the most trusted resource for online broker reviews and ratings in the United States and is frequently referenced in the media.
About Reink Media Group - StockBrokers.com is wholly owned by Reink Media Group, LLC (RMG) a privately held Michigan based company founded in February 2009. RMG's mission is to provide financial education and advice that puts people first before profits. Primary holdings include: investor.com, StockBrokers.com, ForexBrokers.com, and StockTrader.com. RMG's two Managing Partners, Blain and Brandon Reinkensmeyer, both hold 50% ownership. For more information, visit ReinkMedia.com or view RMG's Better Business Bureau (BBB) profile page.
Meet the Team
Blain Reinkensmeyer is a Managing Partner at Reink Media Group. He heads research for all US-based brokerages and is respected by executives as the leading analyst covering the online broker industry. Blain has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Forbes, and the Chicago Tribune, amongst others. Honored as part of Crain's Detroit Business', Top 20 in their 20s, 2009 class, Blain was just 22. With his spare time, Blain is a technology enthusiast who loves reading, barbecuing during summer, and spending time with his wife and three children.
Steven Hatzakis is the Global Director of Research, Forex & Crypto, for Michigan-based Reink Media Group, heading the ForexBrokers.com portfolio brand. Passionate about helping consumers, Steven has spoken and moderated numerous forex and finance industry panels across the globe. During his free time, Steven enjoys reading and engineering applications related to math and cryptography, traveling, spearfishing, exercise and staying active.
Steve Miley is Director of European Research for StockBrokers.com and leads the annual UK Share Dealing Broker Review. A finance industry veteran, he has a strong background in technical analysis. Steve has a Masters Degree from Oxford University. He enjoys spending time with this wife and three sons.
Molly is the Digital Media Director for Reink Media Group's web site portfolio. She actively grows and maintains our digital advertising partnerships.
Molly leads all global operations and digital media efforts. She has more than a decade of leadership experience in the start-up / tech industry and has helped multiple global organizations expand their footprints. After graduating from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, she started her career in the financial industry. During the Great Recession, she made a career shift to digital media where she has spent the last 11 years bringing energy and impact to organizations across the globe. An outdoor enthusiast, Molly enjoys camping and other related activities with her husband and three children.
Amanda is the Director of Public Relations and Brand Strategy for Reink Media Group. She is responsible for organizing and executing multichannel brand awareness and media relations campaigns.
Before joining the team, she spent 20 years in educational and non-profit communications, holding leadership roles at numerous institutions including the University of Michigan and Detroit Country Day School. Amanda is also a former assistant professor who earned both a Master of Arts in Strategic Public Relations and a Doctor of Education from the University of Southern California. Outside of work, she plays bass guitar in the family band, led by her eight-year-old drummer daughter, and loves to snowshoe, craft and travel.
Joey is a Research Analyst for Reink Media Group. He is responsible for obtaining and validating data, assisting with broker review content, and conducting research reports.
Prior to Reink Media, he worked as an analyst for a bank as well as a tier-1 automotive supplier. Joey earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and marketing from Oakland University. In his free time Joey enjoys playing and watching sports, reading, playing cards, and spending time with family and friends.
Brandon is responsible for all company operations and finances. He is known as the “chief firefighter”, ready to tackle any size internal challenges or assist fellow team members with projects. In 2009 he partnered with his brother, Blain, to build and grow the Reink Media Group portfolio of finance websites. Before that, he spent several years working in commercial real estate and student housing operations. Brandon earned a BBA from Western Michigan University. An avid ice hockey goalie since six years old, Brandon enjoys coaching his kids’ sports teams and playing various co-ed sports with his wife.
Michael is the CTO at Reink Media Group. He is responsible for all StockBrokers.com's technical operations and web solutions.
Michael is typically found somewhere with his Mac, constantly creating new web sites and software. As a full-stack software developer and open source contributor, he’s been coding for over 18 years. Michael is a self-taught developer whose passion for technology always keeps him ahead of the game. He’s considered to be a “20x Programmer” on the engineer productivity scale standards.