Glen Wakeman is one of those men who is extremely successful in what he does. He is a small business owner, board member, and highly talented in being a Financial Services Executive. He also carries a 21 year management background through GE and P&L business development roles. His goal in the business world is to improve company and individual agility by facilitating a method that specializes in improving 5 different dimensions of performance which include leadership, human capital, execution, risk management, and governance. Doing so aids the company with preparing the company for change, creating a new strategy envisioned for the business, executing through technology and people, decreasing negative disruptions, and increasing constructive criticism.
Currently, Wakeman is the Founder and CEO of LaunchPad Holding, which helps beginning entrepreneurs to capture their ideas in order to execute a unique and successful plan. He also generates strategic advice while providing capital to developing companies. Through this he has received several local, national, and even international awards for his leadership and dedication to corporate social responsibility, a growing trend in the business industry. He also spent more than 20 years with GE Capital in challenging leadership roles through general, operations, and business management all while living and working in the United States and international markets.
How has Wakeman been able to achieve and earn so much credibility? Well, he began his journey by receiving an MBA from the University of Chicago, and a BS in Economics and Finance from the University of Scranton, all while becoming certified as a Six Sigma Black Belt. Throughout the years after graduating with both an MBA and BS Degrees, he has lived in more than 7 different countries and was able to grow GE’s net income from 2 million dollars to 10 million dollars, while adding over 3 billion dollars in assets to the company! How incredible is that!