Glen Wakeman a Financial Services Executive
Glen Wakeman is the current CEO of LaunchPad Holdings LLC. LaunchPad Holdings is a SAAS company that was founded in the year 2015. The company has a fully automated Software service that enables start ups to organize their ideas into workable plans. Glen Wakeman has over 20 years of experience in finance and business.
Glen Wakeman attended the University of Scranton where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Finance in 1981. Later Glen advanced his education and graduated with an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago in the year 1993.
Glen Wakeman started his Career at GE Capital where he held the P&L and business development positions. Wakeman then Moved to Doral Financial Corporation where he rose through the ranks to become the CEO and President of Dora Bank and also the Chairman of the Banks Board. Wakeman was in charge of overseeing the banks diversified financial services which included mortgage banking, retail banking, commercial banking and insurance agency operations among others. Glen Wakeman in his position as the bank CEO and Board chairman was able to recapitalize and transform the bank from a noncompliant inefficient mono-line bank to a streamlined community bank. As a result, Glen Wakeman received several accolades for his leadership roles and dedication to corporate social responsibility. Wakeman also was the founder and president of Nova Four.Nova Four is a business accelerator company that helps provides developing businesses with strategic advice and access to capital.
Glen Wakeman has achieved a lot in his career, as a mentor, and as an entrepreneur. Some of Wakeman achievements in his last role as a CEO of GE Money include being able to help revolutionize business by helping build start ups operations in 9 countries, was able to build an asset base of over 12 billion dollars and raised the company’s annual earnings to 100 million dollars and employed 17000 people. In addition, Glen Wakeman signed dozens of partnerships, introduced a broad range of new products and was able to build a chain of over 1000 branches. As a sign of appreciation for his work, Glen was recognized as a Growth Leadership role model by GE Board of Directors.
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