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George O'Krepkie

George O’Krepkie is the Chairman and CEO of AX Trading Group, Inc. As an experienced entrepreneur, George is an expert in building and successfully delivering fintech platforms across multiple asset classes. He has remarkable track record of over two decades in the financial services industry, including the major sale of Bonds.com to The London Stock Exchange. He was also a facilitator of the launch of TradingEdge and MarketAxess. George received a BA from the University of Maryland.
 

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Kevin Callahan

Kevin is the Founder and President of AX Trading Group, Inc. He started his career at McKinsey & Company, where he worked in the Operations Effectiveness Practice. More recently, Kevin was Managing Director and Head of Sales & Strategy at JonesTrading, an execution-only brokerage firm. At JonesTrading, he helped the firm raise fresh capital, expand its brokerage team and led business development. He has a BA from Yale University, a MIA from Columbia University, and an MBA from the MIT. 

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Mohan Thurairajah

Mohan is the Chief Technology Officer of AX Trading Group, Inc. He has over a decade of experience designing and building world-class trading systems. Mohan was part of the early development team at the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), which grew from a startup enterprise to a leading, global commodities exchange. Prior to joining AX Trading, Mohan served as Global Head of Connectivity and Tech Lead at TradingScreen. He served as a Research Assistant in Computer Science at Oxford University. Mohan received a BS in Computer Science & Mathematics at the University of London.

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Brian Megenity

Brian serves as the Chief Financial Officer for AX Trading Group, Inc. and the Financial/Operations Principal for our Broker-Dealer; AX Trading, LLC. He started his career at the NASD in Atlanta in 1993. In 2001, Brian started BD Consulting Associates, Inc. (“BDCA”). Prior to joining AX, he held a number of different positions in the securities industry including Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Director of Sales Practices & Advertising and Director of Surveillance. Brian served as Chief Compliance Officer for a large insurance affiliated broker/dealer with more than 6000 registered representatives. 

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Michael G. Lally Sr.

Michael is the Managing Director for AX Trading Group, Inc. He brings over two decades of experience in the institutional equity business. Prior to joining AX Trading, Michael helped Mizuho Securities build a growing institutional equity platform.  As a former Market Maker from JP Morgan, Michael has been able to use his trading experience to help clients find the proper levels for exit and entry points while selling his firm’s research products and corporate access resources. He has worked at Morgan Keegan, C.L. King, and Prudential Securities. Michael has a BA from The Catholic University of America and an MBA in Finance from Fordham University Graduate School of Business.

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Cameron Kraus

Cameron serves as the Director of Operations & Sales for AX Trading Group, Inc. Prior to joining AX, he directed operations at Bonds.com. At AX, Cameron handles operations and sales coordination, covering both internal staff and external clients. Cameron holds a BS from Ithaca College.

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Gary Zeppetelli

Gary serves as the Controller for AX Trading Group. He is experienced in working in entrepreneurial environments and maximizing strong project management skills, analytical skills, communication skills and interpersonal relations. Gary received an MBA from Adelphi University.

William T. Poole

William serves as a Sales Executive for AX Trading Group. He is experienced in working in entrepreneurial environments and maximizing strong project management skills, analytical skills, communication skills and interpersonal relations. William received a BA from Florida State University.

Jack R. O'Krepkie

Jack serves as a Sales Advisor for Ax Trading Group. He is experienced in working in entrepreneurial environments and maximizing strong project management skills, analytical skills, communication skills and interpersonal relations. He is currently studying Economics at the university of Maryland.


Advisors

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Victor Angermueller

Victor has over 25 years of corporate experience in e-commerce, communications, compliance and the financial services industry. He is the Senior Managing Director of US Trading Group, LLC which consults and invests in financial technology companies. Previously, he was a Managing Director of Radnor Research and Trading Company, a privately owned Broker/Dealer and a Member of the New York Stock Exchange. Victor specialized in providing investment banking and financial advisory services to middle market companies, including advisory on mergers and acquisitions, distressed company restructuring and debt and equity private placements. Prior to joining Radnor Research, he was Founding Principal of Alta Capital LLC an investment management firm. Victor also specialized in distressed and bankruptcy debt sales for Stanford Phelps. His work experience also includes retail and institutional sales positions at Smith Barney, Oppenheimer, and UBS. Victor holds a BA from Franklin and Marshall College.

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Frank Caruso

Frank is an international lawyer specializing in the negotiation of corporate transactional matters specifically in Asia-Pacific and China. He has advised C Level executives on corporate legal issues for 21 years in technology, telecommunications, natural resources and military sales.  As a China strategist, he advises multi-national corporations and start-ups on doing business in China and Asia-Pacific and handles government relations, regulatory compliance and corporate advisory.  

Frank has worked with and advised companies such as: Microsoft, Intel, Cisco Systems, Nortel Networks, Alcatel, AT&T, Verizon, Whirlpool and many others.  He has also done extensive work with U.S. and foreign governments and has negotiated some of the largest technology related contracts. Frank earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland; a Juris Doctorate from the Quinnipiac University School of Law; and is a member of the Maryland Bar.  He is also a former United States Marine Corps infantry officer where he attained the rank of Captain and a current member of the Business Executives for National Security.

 

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Jennifer Boede Hartman

Jennifer is the Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior Advisor for AX Trading Network. She brings us over two decades of Management and Human Resources experience. She oversees building the sales and trading teams and supports infrastructure as the firm scales domestically and internationally. Jennifer has a BA from the University of Maryland.