James J. Raia is a Financial Advisor . He has been a Financial Advisor for 29 yrs. He has had experience speaking all over the country, often hosting seminars with large crowds of 100 to 200 people. He started performing stand up comedy a little over 2 yrs ago. He has performed many times at all of The Governors clubs including Levittown , Brokerage and Mcquires. He has performed in many other clubs in the region. He runs an open mic every Tuesday at one of the largest open mic nights on Long Island. His roots date back to his college days at Quinnipiac. He started on the debate team who traveled North America and competed in many debate competitions. He has earned many awards in competitions against rivals such as Princeton , Harvard and Yale.