Glen Wakeman attended the University of Scranton from 1977- 1981 earning a BS in Economics and Finance. He then attended the University of Chicago earning an MBA in finance attending 1991-1993. Then later he began his career at GE Capital reaching the level of CEO. During his time at GE Capital Glen Wakeman was recognized as a model in a Growth Leadership role by the GE Board of Directors. During his twenty years at GE Capital as a part of his job he lived and worked in Europe, Asia, and South America. He then moved to Doral Financial Corporation where he became CEO, president from 2006 until 2015 and Doral Bank Board chairman. He then founded Nova Four where he served as principal.
Glen Wakeman has become a renowned entrepreneur and mentor during his career. He is credited with transforming about 17,000 businesses and staff members to ensure their success. This has involved guiding startup businesses, new market entry companies, and divestitures (http://blogwebpedia.com/glen-wakeman-dubbed-secret-weapon-top-entrepreneurs.html/). Glen Wakeman has relied on five performance areas in his strategy, leadership, risk management, execution, human capital, and governance. He has also acted as a mentor to assist C-level executives and is active in counseling Sitter Bees and Dreamfunded.
He is renowned for being an investor and Glen Wakeman blogs regularly and in his posts he talks about international finances, market management, strategy, and emerging markets. He speaks of other financial topics in his blogs. He is also active on other social media platforms catching attention with captions like think outside the box. These social media platforms include LinkedIn, Twitter, and even YouTube to spread his strategy message and help mentor businesses that may not have access to his services. Glen Wakeman has over 21 years in financial services and as an executive, board member or public company CEO is what has earned him the recognition in his field.