Matt Vickerman is Sales & Business Development Professional, Liquidity Specialist, with a focus on FX & Derivatives. He lives in suburban NJ and when not working enjoys road cycling and spending time with his family.

Matt Vickerman's Bio:

Matt Vickerman is a sales and business development professional with extensive experience working with listed and OTC financial products. He is well versed in electronic trading systems. Versatile background in bank, ECN, and proprietary trading settings.

A graduate from the University of Illinois, Matt Vickerman focused his studies on agricultural markets and the financial instruments used to manage risk in this sector. This included analysis of hedging techniques and risk mitigation strategies in the commodity markets. This involved analysis of both listed instruments in futures and options markets, as well as OTC products available to this sector. Matt Vickerman was a Research Assistant at the Office for Futures and Options Research within the college of Agricultural and Consumer Economics.

Matt Vickerman's career has focused on sales and business development activities related to financial markets, with a specialization in foreign exchange and fixed income markets. Matt began his career at a large OTC clearing operation at RBS Global Markets. In this role he handled credit inter mediation and client support for access to FX, interest rate derivative products, and exotic or structured OTC products.

After working at RBS Global Markets, Matt Vickerman was recruited to Sun Trading as Business Analyst working to on board new liquidity to a growing and successful proprietary platform. The mandate was to aggressively expand access across several asset classes including global equities, global futures, OTC bonds markets, and options. After two years with the firm Matt was promoted to Director of Business Development with a broad mandate to manage and grow liquidity relationships with exchanges, ECN's, banks, and brokerages. Through this role Matt was a significant contributor to firm top-line revenue.

Matt was also Co-Founder and was Managing Partner of Olmec Foods, a health food company dedicated to delivering high quality chia seeds directly from their ancestral lands in Jalisco, Mexco.  In this role he handled every aspect of the company startup including incorporation, accounting, equity financing, sales, business development, and operations.  Matt exiting the company in 2016, selling his shares to the remaining partners.

After nearly eight years with Sun Trading, Matt Vickerman was hired as Director, FX Sales for BATS Global Markets in New York. 

 

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Fundraising Coordinator, Ravinia Nursery School, 2016 – 2017 | Peer Mentor, Interfaith Union, 2014 – 2016 | President & Treasurer, Southport Condominium Association, 2011 – 2014 | Donor, Starlight Children's Foundation |