WTS Proprietary - Brian Schaeffer
WTS Proprietary Trading Group, LLC Chief Executive Officer
Brian Schaeffer serves as Chief Executive Officer for WTS Proprietary Trading Group, WTFG's Manhattan-based domestic broker/dealer.
Schaeffer also serves as WTFG's Chief Strategy Officer and Managing Partner.
has spent over a decade of his
career as a top specialist on the New York Stock Exchange.
Attending the University of Rhode Island on an academic scholarship, he was a political science major heading to law school.
But after a summer internship on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
realized that trading was his
Starting as a floor clerk, Schaeffer
reached head specialist, managing trading activities in the top equities in the U.S. market: Disney, Hewlett Packard, and Pfizer
to name a few.
After ten successful years, he was named Chief Executive Officer of Van Der Moolen Capital Markets, one of the largest listed global trading and technology companies.
Schaeffer also served under John Thain as a public relations representative at the NYSE.
As on an exclusive analyst for CNBC
has appeared on the following flagship shows: Fast Money, Halftime show, Closing Bell, High Net Worth, and Morning Call.
has also shared his
knowledge and insights on financial media networks, such as Bloomberg and FOX business news.
Schaeffer is also on the board of the 'nPlay foundation, organized to fight childhood obesity.
Led by a coalition of 37 professional athletes from 15 sports, the foundation is committed to working nationally and locally through schools to help children become more active and adopt healthier lifestyles.