Leadership Team and Primary Franchise Support

Join Our Culture of Success

Online Trading Academy has extensive support resources, robust and scalable proprietary business systems, and incredible data analytics capabilities. However, our most valuable asset is our culture of employees, franchise owners and students.

Leadership Team

Our leadership team blends a range of experience from franchising to investments and trading to general business leadership. The average tenure at Online Trading Academy of the members of the leadership team is over 12 years, and our founder, Eyal Shahar, is still active in the day-to-day business.

Franchise Consultant Team

Led by Mark Patrick, a seasoned franchise executive with experience in education franchises, our Franchise Consultant Team coaches our franchisees in all aspects of starting up and running their businesses. This team is supported by all headquarters staff, including marketing, IT systems, accounting, HR, and education departments.

Our entire team is passionate about the mission of the company and helping its franchisees run exceptional, profitable businesses.

Submit this inquiry form to learn more about becoming an Online Trading Academy franchise owner.

Eyal Shahar Chief Executive Officer
Mike Richardson President
Gene Longobardi Chief Operating Officer
Aaron Neilsen Chief Financial Officer
Jeremy Nosek Chief Marketing Officer
Eyal Marmareli Chief Technology Officer
Steve Albin VP Product Operations
Mark Grieco VP Platform Development
Tony Harkey VP Marketing
Nicola McDowall VP General Counsel
Ryan Kiick VP Strategy
Lisa Kolibar VP Marketing
Mark Patrick VP of Franchise Support
Anita Atias VP Procurement & Human Resources
Ted Francisco VP Insights & Marketing Strategy
James Lund VP Online Education
Ryan Cook Vice President
Drew Cartwright Senior Director of Training & Development
Gary Christmas Senior Director of Media Production
Gaylene Galliford Senior Director of Product Solutions
Larry Jacobson Senior Director of Instructor Development & Student Services
David Sundstrom Senior Director of Content Development
Karey Starr Senior Director of Software Development
John O'Donnell Director of Research & PTW Presenter
Michael Atias Director of Tax Services
Victoria Canedo Director of Direct Mail Marketing
Todd Coe Director of Franchise Support
Brian Comeau Director of Online Marketing
Emily Yamamoto Director of Integrated Marketing
Jeff Guiditta Director of Strategic Planning
Gregory Thoennes Director of Presenter Development
Eddie Min Creative Director
Wendy Pine Director of Customer Care
Stacey Brady Director of Continuous Engagement Events
Jeremy Gregg Director of IT Infrastructure
Merlin Rothfeld Director of Content Production
Daniel Cerio Director of Finance & Internal Audit
Ken Torgerson Director of Learning Experience Design
Daniel DeGrave Director of CliK Support

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