With an impressive career spanning 21 years of financial management, Glen R. Wakeman found a passion for building businesses. By using the five key dimensions of performance, Glen Wakeman is able to assess and improve business performance. Applying the key dimensions of leadership, human capital, execution, risk management and governance led to the development of LaunchPad Holdings LLC. As the current CEO, Wakeman founded an automated software service helping future entrepreneurs to formulate ideas into workable plans (http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20060530005503/en/Doral-Financial-Corporation-Names-Glen-Wakeman-President).
Glen Wakeman first began his career as a successful entrepreneur with the completion of a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance from the University of Scranton. After obtaining his undergraduate degree, Wakeman completed a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Chicago. Starting a successful career at GE Capital, he then moved on to work at Doral Financial Corporation. At Doral Financial Corporation, Wakeman became the CEO, President and a Doral Bank Board Chairman. While managing multiple positions at Doral Financial Corporation, Glen Wakeman transformed the bank holding company into a $2.7 billion stand-alone US operation.
Along with the great improvements made at Doral Financial Corporation, Glen Wakeman found success at GE Money Latin America. As the CEO, Wakeman expanded the company to nine different countries that grew to exceed $12 billion in assets. Wakeman served in multiple roles with GE that included General Director of GE Capital and Global Insurance Ventures. From his success at GE, Wakeman was recognized from GE Board of Directors as a Growth Leadership role model.
To date, Glen Wakeman is responsible for financial operations in 30 regions across the world. Being an expert in financial management and improvement, Wakeman has gained worldwide recognition. Wakeman continues to help start-up entrepreneurs through blogging about issues of global affairs, leadership and business transformation. To further aid future entrepreneurs, Wakeman mentors C-level executive and advises start-up companies such as Dreamfunded and Sitter Bees.