Thomas Bakas

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Thomas Bakas
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Occupation Managing Principal
Employer RPM Financial Markets Group
Location Chicago
LinkedIn Profile
Website http://www.rpmmarkets.com/

Thomas Bakas is a futures industry regulatory and compliance professional. He is a managing principal of RPM Financial Markets Group in Chicago.[1]

Previously, he provided consulting services to the financial services industry. Before that, he was vice president of Hedgestreet, an National Futures Association (NFA)-registered contract market that offers trading in binary options.[2][3]

Background[edit]

Before HedgeStreet, Bakas was managing director for financial market development with the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT).[4]

Prior to the CBOT, he was in charge of U.S. business development sales for Eurex US and a consultant for several information technology solutions companies.

He held various positions during the 1990s at Merrill Lynch & Co., both in the institutional futures business unit and the private client group. Early in his career, Bakas was the chief operations officer at Linnco Futures Group, Inc., and held positions as a regulatory auditor.

Education[edit]

Bakas holds a BS in Accountancy from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.[5]

References[edit]

  1. Leadership. RPM Financial Markets Group.
  2. Management. Hedgestreet.
  3. HedgeStreet Lures Bakas from CBOT. Advanced Trading.
  4. HedgeStreet Exchange names Thomas Bakas GM. Hedgestreet.
  5. LinkedIn Profile. LinkedIn.
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