Collin Carrico – President
Mr. Carrico joined Lightspeed in 2011 as part of Lightspeed’s acquisition of Greenmoor Financial, where he was a partner and served as Chief Financial Officer. From 2005 until 2008, Mr. Carrico held various leadership roles at Merrill Lynch. Previously, he was a founding partner of Pax Clearing, a full-clearing broker-dealer and futures commission merchant, which was acquired by Merrill Lynch in 2005. During his tenure at Pax Clearing, Mr. Carrico held various positions, including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Carrico began his career in the Securities, Commodities and Managed Funds practice of Coopers & Lybrand. He holds Series 3, 4, 7, 24, 27, and 63 licenses.
Scott Ignall – Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Ignall co-founded Lightspeed in 2006 as part of a management buyout from E*TRADE, where he served as Director of DMA Product Strategy for E*TRADE Capital Markets. While at E*TRADE, Mr. Ignall had strategic oversight over direct market access, order management and market data systems in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. Previously, he served as Vice President of Technology Affairs at Tradescape, a developer of innovative trading tools, which was acquired by E*TRADE in 2002. Mr. Ignall began his career at Datek and has been a key driver in the design, creation and implementation of the Lightspeed Trader platform. He holds Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses.
Michael Sedek – Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Sedek joined Lightspeed in 2007 as part of Lightspeed’s merger with the retail trading operations of Schonfeld & Company, where he served as Vice President of Sales, Operations and Product Development. Mr. Sedek began his career at Broadway Trading, where he served as a principal and branch manager responsible for client relationships and operations. He holds Series 3, 7, 9, 10, 24, 27, 55 and 63 licenses.
Keith Petzold – Chief Compliance Officer
Mr. Petzold joined Lightspeed in 2007 as part of Lightspeed’s merger with the retail trading operations of Schonfeld & Company, where he served as Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to Schonfeld & Company, Mr. Petzold was Associate Director of Compliance at Schonfeld Securities. Mr. Petzold began his career at Nathan & Lewis Securities as a compliance associate in 1997. He holds Series 4, 7, 9, 10, 14, 24, 53, 63 and 65 licenses.
Jason Lyons – Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Lyons co-founded Lightspeed in 2006 as part of a management buyout from E*TRADE, where he held various leadership roles throughout the organization. During his tenure at E*TRADE, Mr. Lyons gained experience in clearing operations, correspondent services, mergers and acquisitions and financial planning and analysis. Mr. Lyons began his career in the securities industry with Barclays Global Investors. He holds Series 7, 24, 27 and 63 licenses.
Eric Jones – Executive Vice President, Finance
Mr. Jones joined Lightspeed in 2012. Previously, Mr. Jones was a senior associate in the financial services practice of LLR Partners, a Philadelphia-based private equity firm with over $2.0 billion of capital under management and Lightspeed’s largest institutional investor. Prior to joining LLR Partners in 2008, he was an investment banking analyst at Peter J. Solomon Company focused on mergers and acquisitions and financial restructurings.
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