CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - May 14, 2008) - WexTrade Financial, LLC, a subsidiary of WexTrust Capital, announced today that it has appointed Jerry Considine director of trading. Mr. Considine has more than 27 years of trading experience and has spent his entire career in the futures industry.

"As one of the creators of WexTrade Financial, it is very exciting to see our vision become a reality with the launch of our trading organization," said Considine. "Having spent my entire career mastering the intricacies of trading and market dynamics, I have drawn from my experience to refine the strategies and methodologies which have been implemented into our trading curriculum."

"As an experienced trader, Jerry understands that dedication and discipline are crucial to become a successful trader, and he knows how to help traders understand the psychological aspects of trading," said Steve Byers, CEO, WexTrust Capital. "We are very pleased to have someone with his track record onboard as a leader at WexTrade Financial."

Mr. Considine comes to WexTrade Financial from Considine Trading Corporation (CTC), a registered commodity trading advisor which Mr. Considine established in the early 1990s. As founder, Mr. Considine managed more than $100 million in assets and consistently delivered profitable results by trading institutional client and proprietary funds.

Prior to forming CTC, Mr. Considine served as a proprietary trader for the entities of Paul Tudor Jones, the legendary hedge fund pioneer.

Mr. Considine also spent several years at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), where he served as an independent floor trader in the currency futures pits. It was here that Mr. Considine developed his trading strategies and refined his primarily discretionary trading techniques.

He has also been employed by Citibank's Foreign Exchange Division where he held such positions as a bank spot FX trader and trading assistant.

About WexTrade Financial

WexTrade Financial, a subsidiary of WexTrust Capital, LLC, is a professional trading organization that offers a variety of trading services and programs for professional traders, aspiring traders and military veterans. WexTrade Financial employs hands-on instruction and mentoring from experienced traders, the most extensive curriculum, a proprietary trading platform, risk mitigation tools and a trading floor with the latest cutting-edge technology to maximize and ensure the long-term success of our students. We also offer sponsorship programs for those who are interested in providing financial support for students or funds to trade. Special tuition and funding programs are also available for military and service disabled veterans. For more information on WexTrade Financial, please visit

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