Adam has been with TD Ameritrade since 2011. He oversees product development, operations and education for Futures, Commodities and Forex Trading. Prior to taking over product development of Futures & Forex, he managed the TD Ameritrade Futures & Forex trade desk where his conversations with clients helped him understand what clients are looking for in a broker and what TD Ameritrade can do to enhance the client experience. Before starting with TD Ameritrade, Adam worked at TradeStation and at the Chicago Board Options Exchange in the S&P® 500 Index Options Pit. Adam holds his Series 3, 7, 24, 34, and 63 securities licenses.
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