Stephen Rustom Mazda

Stephen Mazda

Stephen Rustom Mazda

General Securities Principal | Cantella & Co., Inc.

Mr. Mazda is an independent stockbroker who has spent more than four decades of his career educating clients about investment and financial literacy. Since 2000, Mr. Mazda has been the general securities principal at Cantella & Co., Inc., where he focuses on investment research and portfolio design. Prior to joining Cantella & Co., Inc., Mr. Mazda spent ten years as the Chief Financial Officer of Nationwide Discount Sleep Centers, and five years with American Trust Co. of Hawaii as an 401(k) ESOP specialist. He studied at Drew University and completed additional coursework in finance and marketing at Drexel Univeristy before beginning his career in 1979 as a member of Barclay Associates. Mr. Mazda is the executive producer and star of “401(k) Magic,” an award-winning short film for children, “Mother’s Miracles and Mates,” a sermon, and is the winner of a 2011 Award of Excellence. He considers the highlight of his career to be helping others take control of their financial futures, especially his nationally recognized work introducing a new 401(k) plan to members of the Confederated Tribe of the Umatilla.

Star Treatment

Mr. Mazda sat down with Star Jones to discuss his career and his short film, “401(k) Magic.”

Marquis Millennium Magazine

Mr. Mazda discussed his work and philanthropy in the 8th Edition of Marquis Millennium Magazine.

Top Professionals

Mr. Mazda was named one of Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives in recognition of his success in the financial services sector.


Mr. Mazda’s Marquis Milestones timeline highlights his most significant professional accomplishments.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Mr. Mazda was presented with the prestigious Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award in 2021.

Marquis Who's Who

A national press release celebrates Mr. Mazda’s inclusion in the Marquis Who’s Who registry.



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