Glen Wakeman is businessman who has found success in the financial field. He is an Executive Mentor, Small Business Owner, Investor, CEO, Board Member and Financial Services Executive. He has worked at GE in business development for 21 years. His passion is in building businesses with improvements in the agility of the employees and the company. He uses a method to make assessments regarding five dimensions in performance including human capital, leadership, risk management, governance and execution.
Glen Wakeman is the founder and CEO of LaunchPad Holdings. This includes a software service to help new entrepreneurs organize their ideas. The Launchpad ToolKit offers a library filled with suggestions and tips to help entrepreneurs begin their own companies. Glen Wakeman additionally founded Nova Four which is a business accelerator giving strategic advice to companies in development.
Glen Wakeman has served the Doral Financial Corporation as their President and CEO (Doral Financial Corporation Names Glen Wakeman President). He was also Board’s Chairman at Doral Bank, a financial services company specializing in retail banking, mortgage banking, commercial banking, insurance agency operations and institutional securities. He has experience in recapitalization and transformed DFC from an inefficient holding company to a community bank. He has received numerous national, local and international awards for his social responsibility and leadership.
Glen Wakeman worked with GE Capital for more than twenty years in leadership roles in business development, general management, the international markets and operations management. He was the CEO of GE in Latin America and GE Capital’s General Director in the United Kingdom and London. His strategy was responsible for a business grouping growing their net income from $2 million to $10 million. His expertise added $3 billion to their assets and he was their Chief Operations Officer (NewsSky). He gathered more experience working with GE Money as the Director of Business Development and serving London’s Consolidated Financial Insurance Group.
Glen Wakeman attended the University of Chicago where he earned his MBA. His BS in Economics and Finance was received from the University of Scranton. He has been certified as a Six Sigma Black Belt.
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JiRe10 July 18, 2017