JB Mackenzie is the Managing Director for Futures & Forex, TD Ameritrade Futures and Forex, LLC. He serves as a contributor on Futures with Ben Lichtenstein as well as a studio guest on numerous TD Ameritrade Network programs, media affiliate of TD Ameritrade.
Mackenzie joined TD Ameritrade as Director of Futures and Forex in 2011. JB has worked at firms such as MF Global, Penson GHCO, and Goldenberg Hehmeyer, where his focus was on trading software, operations, and product development.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Psychology from Middlebury College and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame. Mackenzie holds the FINRA Series 3 and 34 U.S. securities industry licenses.
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