Charlotte, North Carolina – June 1, 2016 — Tradier, Inc., an industry leader in providing next generation brokerage solutions that enable Platform Providers and Developers, Digital Advisors, Registered Investment Advisors and Registered Broker-Dealers to offer trading access to the US Markets through its bundled APIs from their platforms, today announced that Stephen Ehrlich has been named as its next Chief Executive Officer as of June 1st 2016. Mr. Ehrlich succeeds Founder Dan Raju who will assume the role of the Executive Chairman and Chief Information and Product Officer.
Mr. Ehrlich has had a distinguished 25 year career in the financial services industry serving global retail and institutional investors and traders. Previously, he was the CEO and Founder of Lightspeed Financial and under his leadership Lightspeed expanded to become the fourth largest volume based retail broker-dealer. Prior to Lightspeed, Mr. Ehrlich was the CEO of the E*TRADE Professional Trading Group. At E*TRADE he played a pivotal role in Brokerage Strategy, Product and Services.
"We believe that Steve, with his vision and deep operational experience, will enable the roadmap for the rapid acceleration and growth of Tradier," said Dan Raju. "Steve is the right person to lead Tradier through its growth period as Tradier is rapidly onboarding Platforms, RIA's Brokers and Digital Advisors and expands its Brokerage and SaaS offering globally. Steve is a true believer in the role of technology-enabled disruption of financial services which was the core sentiment for the launch of Tradier in 2013."
I've had the opportunity to spend the past few months actively engaging with the Tradier management team and employees, and I share the core vision of Tradier," said Mr. Ehrlich. "Tradier with its cloud technology is perfectly positioned to be the primary destination for next generation trading and market offerings. Tradier dis-intermediates market complexity and legacy technology and provides a true gateway for our partners so that they can focus on their clients. I am honored to have the opportunity to work with such a passionate team as we are getting ready to expand our products globally."
Tradier Brokerage, Inc. — a member FINRA and SIPC is an independent subsidiary of Tradier, Inc. The Brokerage API enables entrepreneurs, businesses, developers and active traders to solve their trading and brokerage challenges using independent content and tool providers of their choice — at simple and competitive prices.
Tradier, Inc. is a cloud-based financial services provider and brokerage API company that offers a groundbreaking platform to serve Platform Providers, Advisors, Developers and Individual Investors. Tradier delivers an innovative set of fully hosted API's, modules and "out of the box" tools that are leveraged by a growing list of providers seeking to create innovative trading and investing experiences.
Created by developers, Tradier is a technology linchpin that works with organizations that want to democratize access to data, trade execution, low cost trading and market connectivity through cloud access. In addition, Tradier's APIs empowers third-party developers to build applications such as algorithmic and robotic trading systems.
The Tradier solution features REST-based and Streaming APIs, and turnkey tools that deliver speed, choice and simplicity – all on a secure platform.