Glen Wakeman

CEO and Co-Founder LaunchPad Holdings, LLC. in Miami, Florida

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Glen Wakeman created a boutique consulting practice that focuses on strategy and capital requirements for developing companies. LaunchPad Holdings LLC serves a range of industries including Financial Services, Entertainment, and Talent Selection and Recruiting, says Glen Wakeman

Wakeman adds that it also provides on-going mentoring for C-level executives as a part of a sustainable growth plan.

Previously, Glen was CEO & President Doral Financial Corporation and Chairman of the Board at Doral Bank, a diversified financial services company engaged in mortgage, retail & commercial banking. Wakeman was also involved with institutional securities & insurance agency operations, as part of the position held at Doral. In these positions he 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.

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.

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  • Education
    • College of the University of Chicago
    • University of Scranton