Russell R. Wasendorf, Jr.

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Russell R. Wasendorf, Jr.
Occupation President & CEO
Employer Complete Developer
Location Chicago, IL USA

Russell R. Wasendorf, Jr. is the president and CEO of Complete Developer in Orlando, FL.

Formerly, he was the president and chief operating officer of PFGBEST.com, a privately held non-clearing futures commission merchant that was shut down by its regulator, the National Futures Association, in July of 2012 after massive fraud by its founder and chairman, Russell R. Wasendorf, Sr., was revealed.[1] He had joined the company in 1987 and was named president on January 14, 2008, after previously serving as chief operating officer.

Background[edit]

Wasendorf was one of three founding members of the FX Industry Association created in 2007.[2] During his tenure at PFGBEST.com he helped launch BEST Direct, one of the first electronic trading platforms to link directly to the CME Group’sFIX API connection to the Globex trading engine in 1998. Also he created a FOREX Division, facilitated multiple acquisitions and aided in the expansion of the PFGBEST.com network of introducing brokers to nearly 400.[3]

Education[edit]

Wasendorf is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Iowa City.

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