Being an entrepreneur involves a lot of risk, many times bad decisions are made. Someone like Glen Wakeman, who has been in the financial business for a long time, has more than likely, made a few bad decisions in his long career. Who hasn’t.? LaunchPad Holdings, LLC, a software company that Glen Wakeman started in 2015 along with co-founder Rick Cano, helps guide early stage entrepreneurs down the right business path. Hopefully they will help cut down on those bad decisions.
Glen Wakeman has over thirty years of experience in the financial world. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the University of Scranton in 1981. The next step was a Master of Business Administration in finance from the University of Chicago. Those degrees led to an impressive job resume. Glen was a Growth Leadership role model when he worked at GE Capital doing business development along with profit and loss. He also worked at GE Money Latin America as the CEO, which took him all over the globe and he lived in many foreign cities. His resume also includes Founder and President of Nova Four, CEO of Doral Financial Corporation along with Chairman of the Board at Doral Bank.
Being an entrepreneur himself, he has guided many start-ups to become successful companies. His investing insights on his blog are a must read for any investor looking for clear information about emerging markets, investing strategies, management, and many more finance and business strategies. His mentoring targets C-Level executives with what he calls areas of five key performance targets: execution, governance, human capital, leadership, and risk management.
Glen always writes in a positive, upbeat tone on his blog. Many posts are simple and to the point. He emphasizes that there is always room for improvement. Not only in the way we do business but in how we treat our staff, customers, and ourselves. Given how much experience Glen Wakeman has in the financial world, his latest endeavor, LaunchPad Holdings, LLC, should prove to be very successful for him, his partner, and many young entrepreneurs.