Glen Wakeman is a co-founder of Launchpad Holdings, LLC and serves as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. He co-founded this company in November 2015 and headquartered it in the Miami/Fort Lauderdale Company. The goal of Launchpad Holdings is to help entrepreneurs by helping them build enterprises. They help raise capital and maintain adequate amounts of liquidity. Additionally, Launchpad Holdings helps entrepreneurs develop a successful business plan.
It was at the University of Scranton that Glen Wakeman earned his Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Economics and Finance in 1981. He also attended the University of Chicago starting in 1991 and in 1993 the graduated with his MBA in Finance. While attending university he was involved in a number of activities such as student government, drama club, sports, and operating the campus radio station.
Glen Wakeman’s executive career began in December of 2015 with GE Money. He was a part of this company for over 20 years, eventually earning the position of CEO Latin America. His work took him internationally as he both worked and lived at times in Europe, South America, and Asia. He developed a range of specialties at GE Money including operations, management, business development, and experience with technology.
In August 2006, Glen Wakeman joined Doral Financial Corporation as their CEO, President, and held a seat on their Board of Directors. This company, located in San Juan, Puerto Rico, was a diversified financial services corporation. They offered both banking and insurance products not only in Puerto Rico but also in the rest of the United States. This company eventually failed due to the increasingly dire financial situation in Puerto Rico that continues on to this day.
In May 2015 he took a role at Nova Four where he serves as a Principal. This company, also located in the Miami/Fort Lauderdale area, is a privately held company involved in the real estate industry.
Throughout his professional career, Glen Wakeman has shown an extraordinary ability to develop a strategic vision for the companies he has been a top executive at. He is skilled in building companies and the banking and finance industries.
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