A reputable company with reputable people.

 

James Bibbings: Founder and Chief Executive Officer

James launched Turnkey Trading Partners after a successful career as an NFA Supervisor. In conjunction with his role at Turnkey, he is also a founding partner and Chief Operating Officer of FundSeeder. FundSeeder is an emerging technology provider that hopes to provide every day traders with opportunities to advance their trading careers. He previously qualified in US Federal Court and is cleared to work on CFTC/SEC receivership matters. James’ insights and work has been featured in/at the National Introducing Brokers Association, Bloomberg, Reuters, Financial Times, WSJ Market Watch, MSN, Yahoo, FX Street, Forex Factory and others. He is a frequent speaker at both foreign and domestic conferences on a variety of CFTC/NFA related topics.

 

Susan Osmanski: President

Susan has been actively involved in the commodity futures industry for the last twenty-five years. Her career began in fund management where she was responsible for the administration of eighteen affiliated public and private commodity funds. Since, she has extensive experience as an independent consultant for CFTC and NFA member firms. She was selected to serve on the Advisory Board for the Commodity Customer Coalition (“CCC”). With her assistance, the CCC has been able to help thousands of every day commodity customers recover from both the MF Global and Peregrine Financial Group (“PFG”) collapses. Throughout her career she has authored a number of articles for industry publications, participated in numerous conferences as a speaker, and has been asked to be a panel participant on a variety of occasions.

 

Bryant Craft: Vice President

Bryant has a wide breadth of regulatory compliance experience for CFTC and NFA Member firms. Prior to joining Turnkey, he worked as a regulatory auditor at NFA, conducting numerous reviews of registrants ranging from FCMs, CPOs, CTAs to IBs. He has a degree in Finance from the Eli Broad School of Business at Michigan State University and is currently pursuing his MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of business.

 

Greg Baracy: Director, Marketing and Sales Strategy

Greg has over 14 years of experience in the financial services industry. His experience spans across many verticals such as investment banking, financial advisory, quantitative and qualitative analysis. His area of expertise is in new business origination, on-boarding and relationship management. Before joining Turnkey, he managed the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and Northeast portfolio of municipal issuers for one of the big three Wall Street Bond Rating Agencies. During his tenure, he grew that portfolio to its largest size since its inception. He holds a degree in Economics and Applied Policies from Michigan State University.

 

Scott Kruse: Manager, Accounting Group

Scott brings a wide range of financial services experience to Turnkey’s Accounting team. He has been actively involved in the accounting and trading operations for FCMs, proprietary trading groups, broker deals and corporations. With these experiences, Scott has gained expertise in regulatory reporting, month-end close process, GAAP accounting and external, internal and regulatory audits. He manages a team of 5 to meet the accounting needs of Turnkey’s clients. He was formerly a licensed CPA in the state of Illinois and holds an Accounting degree From the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of business.

 

Matt Lange: Sr. Manager

Matt has over a decade of regulatory compliance experience for CFTC and NFA Member firms. Prior to joining Turnkey, Matt was a Compliance Officer of an Exchange Member FCM. His responsibilities included overseeing Associated Persons and ensuring that Introducing Brokers are complying with all rules and regulations of the Commodity Exchange Act, National Futures Association and various exchanges. Additionally, Matt served as a Senior Analyst at NFA where he had exposure to all CFTC registration categories. Matt is currently pursing the Certified Fraud Examiner designation.

 

Charlene Osmanski, Esq.: Senior Consultant

Charlene joined Turnkey Trading Partners after being accepted to the Illinois Bar. She previously worked at Turnkey as an intern during her law school tenure. She has also interned in law offices focused on Entrepreneurship and Intellectual Property. Charlene has a Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law with a Certificate in Intellectual Property and dual Bachelor’s degrees in Business & Management and Psychology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. During law school, Charlene was a member of the Intellectual Property Legal Society and the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund. While at Rensselaer, she was on the varsity softball team and served as secretary for the Business & Management Honor Society.