Glen Wakeman is someone who has exhibited high versatility, switching from the executive world to the start-up and entrepreneurship world smoothly. He has been highly successful as an entrepreneur, investor, writer, financial services executive, and mentor. Glen Wakeman has a lengthy successful career as an entrepreneur and teacher with admirable achievements that are unrivaled. His success, however, can be dated to way before he became the entrepreneur that he is today.
The foundation for a successful career was laid in 1981, where he graduated from the University of Scranton with a BSc in Economics and Finance and going on to get his MBA in Finance at the University of Chicago in 1993. Glen Wakeman started his successful career as a financial services executive starting with a position at GE Capital where he spent over two decades in various complex leadership roles in management and business development. After serving with excellence and delivering tangible results, he moved on to become the CEO, President of Doral Financial Corporation (DFC) and Board Chairman at Doral Bank. At these positions, he was credited with transforming DFC from a weak position to a strong position as a community bank receiving various awards for his leadership and excellence.
Glen Wakeman went on to start a business accelerator, Nova Four, which gives strategic advice and grants access to capital for start-ups. He is the President of Nova Four (Facebook). LaunchPad is the current company he founded to also help start-up growth. The company provides a fully automated SAAS that allows start-ups to breakdown ideas into a workable plan.
Glen’s Wakeman career has featured work like new market entry, divestitures, start-ups and so much more. He has a methodology he employs based on five performance points: Execution, Governance, Human Capital, Risk Management, and Leadership. He continues to contribute to small companies and start-ups as a writer, investor, and a mentor. He acts in an advisory role to start-ups like Sitter Bees and Dreamfunded.
He’s well-traveled (having lived in 6 different countries), well-versed in business and well recognized internationally for his highly successful business executive career and entrepreneurial pursuits. Glen Wakeman is the founder of Nova Four, which has helped and created other great minds in the entrepreneur business.
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