Greg Secker Journey to Success

Greg Secker is an English Master trader, an entrepreneur, an international speaker, and a philanthropist. He was born in Norfolk England in 1985. He studied Agricultural and Food Science at the University of Nottingham in 1997. He is an expert in foreign trade and has been involved in international education for financial trading. Greg is an author. He has written books on Forex trading and success. He is a founder of numerous companies that include Learn to Trade, FX Capital, Capital Index, Smart Charts Software, and a non-profit organization called The Greg Secker Foundation.

 

Greg Secker began his career at Thomas Cook Financial services during the mid-90s where he developed the forex exchange trading system. He got into the foreign exchange business in 1998. Greg ran a business known as the Virtual Trading Desk. It received the British Telecom Award for innovation in E-commerce. Greg became a vice president at Mellon Financial Corporation at the age of 25 years. This is a major Fortune 500 investment bank in the United States. Greg associated with the best traders from the entire world and could exclusively access high powered Forex traders daily. Greg left the company in 2003 to become a full-time Forex trader by creating a trading floor in his living room. He founded the Knowledge to Action group by mentoring people on the trading strategies. The company became a global sensation in 2008. It began hosting financial trading seminars in Australia, Ghana, New Zealand, and the Philippines. The initiative received a national business award in growth and innovation. Greg was a keynote speaker at the National Achievers Congress at the Excel London Exhibition Centre in 2011. He founded the Global Success Summit in South Africa in 2013.

 

Mr. Secker has supported several charity initiatives. The Greg Secker Foundation was established in 2010 to create a positive impact on people around the world. The organization partners with youth programs to improve education, leadership, and life skills in communities. Mr. Secker began ‘Build a House, Build a Home’ project with the aim of building 100 permanent homes in Lemery after the Yolanda Typhoon in the Philippines. He has been recognized by the national CSR for his outstanding corporate leadership in Learn to Trade. He is on the list of the 200 most influential Philanthropist and social entrepreneurs for 2017.

Southern Methodist University Inducts Renowned Entrepreneur James Dondero To Its Executive Board

James Dondero is the most recent nominee to the Executive Council of the Cox School of Business at the Southern Methodist University. At the time, James was the incumbent President of Highland Capital Management, a renowned asset management firm, whose headquarters are in Dallas, Texas.

 

The appointment of James is not the first connection the University has made with the investment firm, as their affiliation goes way back in time. Besides the induction of Dondero to the institution’s Council, Highland Capital is behind Tower Scholars, a bequest that supports individuals whose area of study is public policy. Also, the company contributes towards the maintenance of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

James Dondero was enthralled by the addition to the board. While expressing his gratitude, James acknowledged the essential role played by the university in developing the Dallas locality. He further added that he was honored to be part and parcel of the development initiatives inaugurated by the learning institution.

 

The primary role of the Southern Methodist University Board is to formulate progressive strategies for the school. It consists of over a hundred appointees, a majority of whom are non-teaching staff. The board conveys meetings three times annually; in autumn, spring and winter.

 

 

 

About James Dondero

 

James Dondero’s alma mater is the School of Commerce at the University of Virginia, McIntire. At the college, he excelled academically, graduating with great honor in both Accounting and Finance. His outstanding performance earned him a coveted spot in the prestigious Morgan Guaranty training program. In addition to academic degrees, James boasts of accreditation by respected professional bodies, the CMA and the CFA.

 

James’s first job was as a corporate bond analyst at the American Express. He worked at the firm for four years, within which he had become a portfolio manager. He later partnered up with friends to establish Highlands Capital Management. With James at the helm, Highland Capital has become the trailblazer in the provision of alternative investment solutions. Additionally, James sits on the boards of various esteemed instructions, owing to his broad experience in the industry. Some of the boards include NexBank, MGM Studios, and Cornerstone Healthcare among many others.