This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

DirectMarkets Appoints Key Industry Leaders To Strengthen Investor Sales And Legal Teams

Direct Markets, Inc., a subsidiary of Rodman & Renshaw Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: RODM) and the owner and operator of DirectMarkets, an automated state-of-the-art electronic transaction platform that directly links existing public companies and investors seeking to transact primary offerings of securities, has appointed three industry leaders to further bolster its investor sales and legal teams.

Jim Feingold has joined DirectMarkets as Global Head of Investor Sales. Mr. Feingold previously served as Global Head of Sales and Marketing at Portware LLC, where he was instrumental in helping the firm achieve significant global growth in sales of its electronic trading platform. Prior to joining Portware, Mr. Feingold worked at Progress Software where, as head of North American Sales for Progress’s Apama algorithmic trading products, he played a pivotal role in building the Apama business in the Americas. Mr. Feingold is a seasoned financial services veteran with more than 25 years of experience working at leading firms such as Merrill Lynch, Laidlaw Capital Management and Bloomberg Financial Markets.

Richard D. Moore has been appointed Director of Investor Sales. Mr. Moore brings more than 20 years of financial services and technology experience to DirectMarkets and has an extensive understanding of the institutional trading desk and execution workflows. He has held senior-level sales positions at Pipeline Trading, Lazard Capital, and Instinet.

Matthew D. Bekerman joins the Company as General Counsel. Mr. Bekerman previously served as Assistant General Counsel at Liquidnet Holdings, Inc. Earlier in his career, he worked as a Corporate Associate at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, Baker Botts LLP, and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. He holds a JD from Harvard Law School and a BA in economics and law & society from the State University of New York at Binghamton.

Kevin Lupowitz, CEO of DirectMarkets, said, “Since the successful unveiling of our platform at the TradeTech 2012 Conference earlier this month, we have received a very positive response from the industry. As we continue to grow, it is critical that we have the strongest possible team in place. Jim, Rick and Matt bring an immense amount of experience and innate ability to our Company, and we are thrilled to have them on board. We expect to rely heavily on their acumen and industry knowledge to help us deliver our unprecedented solution to the market.”

1 of 3

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 17,098.45 +18.88 0.11%
S&P 500 2,003.37 +6.63 0.33%
NASDAQ 4,580.2710 +22.5760 0.50%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs