Trading Block Holdings Appoints Paul Finnegan as Chief Executive Officer


CHICAGO, Ill., June 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - Trading Block Holdings, Inc., a financial technology and services holding company and parent company of AOS, Inc., which does business as TradingBlock and MoneyBlock, leading online brokerage businesses serving investment professionals and their clients, self-directed investors and traders, announced the appointment of Paul Finnegan as Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Finnegan began his career as a member of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). His background includes Director of International Business Development for the CBOE, Vice President of Marketing/Business Development at MF Global, Managing Director of Marketing for the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), Director of Retail Derivatives with E*Trade Financial, Senior Vice President for NYSE Euronext and Co-CEO of the NYSE Arca Options Exchange, Chief Executive Officer for Livevol Inc., and Director of Software Sales at Convergex.

"Paul has a tremendous financial technology and services background and has been directly involved in a number of industry-leading initiatives over the course of his career," said Mike Delazzer, chairman of the board. "We are confident that, with his leadership and focus, we will continue to expand the core TradingBlock and MoneyBlock business lines and as well as the company's strategic initiatives."

"I am excited about the prospects of the TradingBlock and MoneyBlock business suite and the services that the company offers to the advisory marketplace. We have a number of key competitive advantages that differentiate us specifically from other independent brokerage businesses and the future looks extremely promising for our business model. I am fortunate to be able to join a talented group of industry experts as our business continues to expand, " said Mr. Finnegan.

Mr. Finnegan received a BA in Marketing from Loras College and a MBA in International Business from St. Xavier University. He is series 7, 24 and 63 licensed. Mr. Finnegan also participates on a number of industry related advisory committees.

About Trading Block Holdings, Inc.

Trading Block Holdings, Inc. is a financial technology and services holding company and parent company of AOS, Inc., which operates as TradingBlock and MoneyBlock. TradingBlock and MoneyBlock are leading providers of financial technology, brokerage and trading-related services offering flexible and comprehensive solutions designed to meet the diverse needs of investment advisors, their clients, and self-directed investors and traders. More information about Trading Block Holdings is available at or . Member FINRA, SIPC and NFA. Phone: 1-800-494-0451.


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