Garfield Antonio is the Chief Financial Officer for The Velocity Companies. Mr. Antonio has more than 20 years’ experience in banking, financing, and development.  Prior to forming Velocity, Mr. Antonio worked as a senior executive for Riggs Bank NA and held other executive positions at both Mercantile Potomac Bank, and Silicon Valley Bank. Mr. Antonio served as the chief financial officer and senior development manager for the Saint Paul Community Development Corporation.  As a leading non-profit organization, this group developed affordable workforce housing, market-rate condominiums, and commercial properties. The organization provided much-needed housing to some of the most blighted neighborhoods in Prince George’s County, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Mr. Antonio has a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Business Administration from Delaware State University.