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Rich Repetto Reflects on a Research Career Analyzing Electronic Trading

Rich Repetto Reflects on a Research Career Analyzing Electronic Trading

John Lothian News recently interviewed the recently retired Piper Sandler Managing Director Rich Repetto for the John Lothian Profiles video series. The interview coincided with Repetto’s recognition by the charity Tuesday’s Children. Repetto shared insights from his career journey in the financial industry, which started rather late. Repetto began work on a Wharton MBA at age 36 after graduating from West Point and serving in the U.S. Army as a helicopter pilot for five years. At Wharton he took every finance class he could to catch up, he said.

Amanda Cain – John Lothian Profiles – Part Two

Amanda Cain – John Lothian Profiles – Part Two

In a part two of her interview with John Lothian News for the John Lothian Profiles series, Amanda Cain discussed her founding of Male Allies for Women within the Americas Women’s Network. This initiative seeks to address gender diversity issues in corporate environments, particularly focusing on promoting women to director-level roles and above.

Amanda Cain – John Lothian Profiles – Part One

Amanda Cain – John Lothian Profiles – Part One

In a recent interview with John Lothian Profiles, Amanda Cain shared her journey into the financial services industry and her experiences as a pioneering woman in the field. Cain’s entry into the industry began when she was invited to join the EDF Man Commodities Training Program, a move that she described as lucky and unexpected. She recalled a time when she was one of the few women in the industry, with limited female colleagues.

Andy Yemma – John Lothian Profiles, Part Two

Andy Yemma – John Lothian Profiles, Part Two

which came as a shock to him. While he noted that CME traders often violated exchange rules and occasionally faced CFTC cases, the magnitude of the FBI case was unprecedented. Yemma’s initial awareness of the FBI case came from Bill Crawford, a former Tribune reporter who had experience as a police reporter and then covered the exchanges.

Andy Yemma – John Lothian Profiles, Part One

Andy Yemma – John Lothian Profiles, Part One

During an interview with John Lothian News as part of the John Lothian Profiles video series, veteran public relations specialist and journalist Andy Yemma shared insights and anecdotes from his career journey. Beginning with his teenage years and a paper route, Yemma eventually pursued journalism at the University of Texas. His early career included reporting on sports at the Austin Statesman and serving as the editor of The Daily Texan. Later, Yemma’s professional path took him through various roles at United Press International across Missouri, Iowa, and ultimately Chicago. He then transitioned to a position as the business editor at the Chicago Sun-Times before he made a move to the field of public relations. In 1987, he was appointed as the head of media relations at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Patrick Birley, obituary

Patrick Birley, obituary

Patrick Birley, the former CEO of NEX Exchange, LCH.Clearnet, the Climate Exchange and SAFEX and devoted father to his three daughters, passed away on 25 October.

Patrick’s career in finance spanned more than 30 years and established him as one of the industry’s great innovators, pioneering the development of electronic trading and carbon credits.

John Lothian Profiles: A Look Back with Steve Staszak

John Lothian Profiles: A Look Back with Steve Staszak

Former CME Group Director of Clearing Operations Reflects on a Career that Spanned the Modern Futures Trading Era Steve Staszak recently retired from the CME Group, where he was director of clearing operations. Staszak began his career at the old CME Building on...

John Lothian Profiles: Tom Kadlec

John Lothian Profiles: Tom Kadlec

From regulation to technology to the revenue structure, futures commission merchants have experienced drastic changes over the last 30 years, as Tom Kadlec, CEO of ADM Investor Services, knows full well. In this John Lothian Profiles...

John Lothian Profiles: Blair Hull

John Lothian Profiles: Blair Hull

It's not every day you hear one of the most successful traders and businessmen in the industry say he got his start as a card counter in blackjack."My brother-in-law told me that he made money in Lake Tahoe, enough money to pay for...

John Lothian Profiles: Lee Stern

John Lothian Profiles: Lee Stern

Lee Stern has seen it all in his career - the highs of great markets and the lows of market scandal. After completing his military service in 1947, Stern enrolled in Roosevelt College and then found his way to the Chicago Board of...

John Lothian Profiles: Neal Kottke

John Lothian Profiles: Neal Kottke

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BESH_tfCDE Neal Kottke, chairman of Kottke Associates in Chicago, is one of those industry veterans who has done it all in his career, from the commercial side to clearing, to starting his own clearing firm to proprietary...

Wildfires rage in Canada’s oil hub

Wildfires rage in Canada’s oil hub

First Read Hits & Takes John Lothian & JLN Staff Trading Technologies (TT) celebrated its 30th anniversary yesterday, marking three decades of pioneering advancements in electronic futures trading. Founded in 1994, TT initially revolutionized the industry with its...

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