The Premier Financial Markets Consultancy
Chairman Profile
Frederick J. Grede

Results-oriented senior executive with more than 20 years of consistent success in directing management, finance, and operations within client engagements, startups, and growth organizations. Demonstrated operational, administrative, and legal expertise successfully leading the world’s first publicly traded exchanges through public listing and introduction to institutional investors worldwide. Possesses solid foundation in market regulation, new business strategy development / implementation, trading / clearing system integration, and stock, futures, clearing company mergers. Resourceful problem solver with demonstrated success in highly complex situations.  Effective communicator with strong team-building skills and ability to coordinate cross-functional groups to accomplish objectives and meet critical deadlines.

                             Core Qualifications
•    Innovative Leadership & Team Building  
•    International Stock, Futures, & Options Markets
•    Operations & New Business Development
•    Trading Volume & Profitability Improvement
•    International Regulatory Compliance
•    Derivative Market Growth & Management
•    Worldwide Exchange Alliance Development
•    Global Merger & Acquisition Opportunities

                                    Professional Experience
  • Trustee- Sentinel Management Group, Chicago / Northbrook, IL                                                         2007 - Present
            -   United States Bankruptcy Trustee
  • Chairman- Vega Financial Engineering Limited, Hong Kong, China                                                  2003 - Present
  • Chief Operating Officer- Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Limited, Hong Kong, China                 2000 - 2003
  • Chief Executive Officer- Hong Kong Futures Exchange, Hong Kong, China                                           2000 - 2003
  • Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago, IL                                                                                                                  1982 – 2000
    • Executive Vice President of Planning & Operations                                                                                (1995 – 2000)
    • Senior Vice President of Planning & Operations                                                                                       (1993 – 1995)
    • Vice President of Administration & Planning                                                                                            (1984 – 1993)
    • Vice President & Secretary                                                                                                                                          (1983)
    • Administrator of Office Investigation & Audits                                                                                                      (1982)

      ·   Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
      ·   Juris Doctor (JD), DePaul University, Chicago, IL
      ·   Bachelor of Science, Finance, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

       Member, American Bar Association
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