Director European Business Development @ Dorman Trading LLC
Managing Director @ Veltiprice LLC
International Business Development @ Crossland LLC
Diploma, Economics @
NATIONAL AND KAPODISTRIAN UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS ECONOMICS
Licensed MBA Economist and Options-Futures-Forex Trader focused on providing individual and Institutional advisory services. Specializing in work related stress, fast decision making, providing investment and related technologies ideas .Specialized in Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) consulting and selection. Strong ability to handle properly and fast, Investment Projects. Interested in academic work as well, and perhaps advising corporations on
Licensed MBA Economist and Options-Futures-Forex Trader focused on providing individual and Institutional advisory services. Specializing in work related stress, fast decision making, providing investment and related technologies ideas .Specialized in Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) consulting and selection. Strong ability to handle properly and fast, Investment Projects. Interested in academic work as well, and perhaps advising corporations on financial issues. Financial exec with broad experience in all aspects of accounting, auditing and financial management. Direct experience with real estate, financial consulting and venture capital. Interested in early-stage startups as well as companies “on the bubble.”
Specialties: Options trading, Futures Markets, Proprietary trading, Trading Platforms, Competitive analysis, financing, client psychology,Multi-manager portfolio construction, Electronic trading, Futures Trading, Market making, Exchanges
Director European Business Development @ Focused on expanding Dorman Trading business worldwide. This company has challenging info-structure, reliable service and excellent teamwork communication standards. People need to know about Dorman's competitive advantages. Excellent work environment, fast and accurate decision making. Pure knowledge on clearing and technology services. From October 2015 to Present (3 months) Managing Director @ International Business Development. From December 2013 to October 2015 (1 year 11 months) International Business Development @ Crossland llc was established in 1985 as a Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) registered with the National Futures Association (NFA).
Crossland was founded by futures and options traders who began their careers at the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), so it’s appropriate that Crossland is headquartered in the CBOT, the world’s leading futures and options marketplace.
A Trading Environment That’s Built For Speed
Crossland’s trading environment was designed from the ground up with the commodities trader’s needs in mind.
As such, it can accommodate a wide variety of trading programs, and can execute trades faster than virtually any other trading environment.
Using Juniper routing and switching technology – the same equipment used by leading companies, such as AT&T, American Express and the NYSE – Crossland’s technology was developed for speed, giving Crossland traders a competitive edge.
Crossland also offers:
24-hour technical support
Full-service expertise in local and remote trading technologies
Comprehensive clearing services
Crossland provides comprehensive trading and clearing services for the futures and options markets. Crossland's expertise and efficiency provide exchange members, self-directed traders, member firms, institutional clients and proprietary trading groups with cost-effective access to many different exchanges.
Crossland has direct access to:
CME Group Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT)
CME Group Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)
CME Group New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX)
CME Group COMEX
Technology is important, but it’s no replacement for personal, client-focused service. Crossland provides all of the services necessary to operate a professional trading operation, but also provides close, personal service to every client.
Crossland is committed to providing professional, self-directed and institutional futures and options traders with the best possible professional service and support. From January 2014 to July 2014 (7 months) Greater Chicago AreaPrincipal-Trader -Business Developer @ • Generated new FIB deals. Introduced Mirus in several European and Asian Countries. Promoted our Trading Platforms to new self-directed traders, money managers, institutionals. Promoted Trading Systems, Raised Capital for Money Managers. Handled and Resolved properly any issues between FIB's and FCM's. Leading and supervising over 50 FIB's globally.Handling Risk Management of existing clients (FIB'sIndividuals). Trading under POA client's funds.Developing flexible pricing policy for our clients. Working with top industry developers, programmers, coders. From December 2005 to February 2014 (8 years 3 months) Greater Chicago AreaOWNER-CEO @ I decided to get involved with the Olive Oil business because every time i bought an expensive bottle of wine, 90% i got what i paid for. Every time i bought an expensive olive oil 99,9% it wasn't at all what i paid for...I sent few samples to the labs and i found out that they had added so many chemicals that my life was in fact in danger.Olive Oil it's a gift of the nature..When it is pure, first press, with absolutely nothing added to affect the aroma, the color and the taste then it is a...miracle. After doing a research for 3 years i realized that few rare olive oils they add health, they can even correct major health issues.Olive Oil contains besides other major antioxidants, Hydroxytyrosol, which is believed to be one of the most powerful antioxidants. Thus, the last 5 years i am proudly dealing with : Producing, importing, packaging, distribution of very rear-limited release varieties of extra virgin olive oils and extracts. Our products are gold medal awarded in major US competitions. Our clients are some of the best Cosmetics Producers, Chefs & Restaurants globally. Our goal is to provide excellent products combined with great service and pricing. Tsounato olive oil is called the 'Green Diamond' of all the olive oils globally. From December 2005 to November 2013 (8 years) Trader @ Euro FX Options Trader. Introduced Photon Trader to European Clients. From November 2004 to November 2005 (1 year 1 month) Trader @ Managed Client's Funds under POA. Generated Deals with several FCM's and Banks. From January 2003 to October 2004 (1 year 10 months) Trader-Branch Manager @ Director of Business Development From January 2000 to 2003 (3 years) Accounting Analyst @ Accounting and Finance role supporting the Operations function. From June 1999 to December 2000 (1 year 7 months) Financial Analyst @ Worked for the Vice President of European Central Bank, Mr. Loukas Papadimos. In our department we used to supervise, monitor and update all the foreign ecxhange positions of the existing Banks in Greece. From December 1996 to December 1999 (3 years 1 month) Trader @ Stock Broker, Office Manager. From November 1992 to August 1996 (3 years 10 months)
MBA, BANKING & FINANCE, 4.6 GPA @ UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS- ATHENS MBA PROGRAM From 1998 to 1999 Diploma, Economics @ NATIONAL AND KAPODISTRIAN UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS ECONOMICS From 1992 to 1996 Sam Pappas is skilled in: Options, Competitive Analysis, Investments, Funding, Customer Relations, Risk Management, Negotiation, New Business Development, Microsoft Office, Portfolio Management, Commodities, Business Strategy, Derivatives, Commodity, Trading
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