Glen Wakeman has a long and illustrious career in the world of business and finance. Armed with a BS degree in Economics and an MBA in Finance, he has worked for several high profile companies successfully. For example, he started out his career with GE Capital Services and from there he went on to work for Doral Financial Corporation. At Doral, he went on to become the CEO and President and also served on the board as chairman. During his time at Doral, he founded Nova Four (http://news.sky.com/story/money-shop-owners-us-boss-quits-as-payday-lenders-sale-looms-10723086). While working at GE he was recognized for his accomplishments especially as a Growth Leadership Role model for the company.
In 2015, Glen Wakeman moved on from these companies and started LauchPad Holdings along with his business partner Rick Cano. LaunchPad Holdings can be described as a company that provides several different types of services for new and budding entrepreneurs. The business model of the company fits in with Glen Wakeman’s interest towards mentoring future entrepreneurs. He sees it as an opportunity to bring his years of experience to the table and impart advice to those who need it. After all, starting a business and keeping it successful in this day and age can be tricky. Therefore, having someone like Glen at your side to navigate through the jungle known as the business world is a real plus.
Glen Wakeman’s experiences include mergers and acquisitions, new market opportunities, exponential growth and divestitures to name a few. In fact, he has published blogs, written articles for papers and advised C-level executives in all these areas. Glen Wakeman methods for success are no secret. It is accomplished through five key areas of improvement such as governance, execution, human capital, leadership and risk management. What makes Glen Wakeman stand apart from his peers is his sheer international experience. Having lived in several different countries world wide and overseen operations in another 30 countries, it is safe to say that Glen will have some unique insights on a global scale. Not bad for a starry eyed start up entrepreneur to have on his or her side.