Glen R. Wakeman is a highly successful Financial Services Executive, Board Member, Public Company CEO, Small Business Owner, Investor and Executive Mentor, with a 21 year management background at GE in business development and P&L roles.
Glen is passionate about building businesses by improving company and individual agility, and by applying a proven methodology that assesses and improves 5 key dimensions of performance: Leadership (preparing the company for change); Human Capital (aligning vision, strategy and tactics); Execution (integrating process, technology and people); Risk Management (minimizing disruptions); and Governance (enabling constructive dissent).
Currently Glen R. Wakeman is the CEO and Founder of LaunchPad Holdings that includes a fully automated Software service that enables early stage entrepreneurs to organize their ideas into workable plan; it's user base is national in scope and is enjoying an accelerating growth curve.
LaunchPad ToolKit is complemented by a broad and deep library of tips and suggestions available for guidance to entrepreneurs as they form their company and is supported by an extensive ecosystem of capital providers and advisors.
Glen Wakeman was the Founder & President of Nova Four, a business accelerator that provides strategic advice and access to capital for developing companies. He also performs CEO coaching and Board duties as a means of sustaining the improvements.
Previously, Glen Wakeman was CEO & President Doral Financial Corporation and Chairman of the Board at Doral Bank, a diversified financial services company engaged in mortgage banking, retail banking, commercial banking, institutional securities and insurance agency operations.
In these positions Glen recapitalized, turned around and transformed DFC from a non-compliant, inefficient, mono-line bank holding company, into a streamlined community bank – including establishing a $2.7bn stand-alone US operation from the Puerto Rico headquarters. He received several local, national and international awards for his leadership and also his dedication to corporate social responsibility.
Prior to running Doral, Glen Wakeman spent 20+ years with GE Capital in progressively complex leadership roles in general management, business development, and operations management, living and working in US and international markets.
In Glen's last role there, he was CEO of GE Money Latin America, where he built a 9 country operation from start up, exceeding $12bn in assets, $100mm in annual earnings and 17,000 employees. He signed dozens of partnerships, created multiple new products, and built out a network of over 1000 branches. Earlier GE roles were General Director of GE Capital, Global Insurance Ventures, working in London, UK where he set and executed strategy for a group of businesses that grew net income from US$2mm to US$10mm and added over US$3bn in assets; Chief Operations Officer of GE-owned Consolidated Financial Insurance Group in London; and Director of Business Development at GE Money.
Glen Wakeman has lived in 6 countries, been responsible for operations in over 30 countries, and was recognized by GE’s Board of Directors as a Growth Leadership role model.
Glen received his MBA from the University of Chicago, his BS in Economics and Finance from the University of Scranton, and is Six Sigma Black Belt certified.
|Aug 10, 2017||interview.net - Glen Wakeman is the CEO and Co-Founder of LaunchPad Holdings|
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|Aug 2, 2017||affiliatedork.com - Glen Wakeman Inspires Entrepreneurs|
|Jul 19, 2017||ideamensch.com - Glen Wakeman – CEO and Co-Founder LaunchPad Holdings|
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|Feb 13, 2017||Fast Company - Glen Wakeman|
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