Mr. Lang brings with him more than 25 years experience in financial services. In 1993, he joined NDB, directing it from start-up to the nationâs seventh largest discount broker in four years. In 1999 he joined Wit Soundview, an innovative investment bank that initiated and delivered the concept of online IPO offerings. Everett served as President of Digital Trading, an after-hours trading platform.
âITP represents another ground-breaking concept in the delivery of efficiency-enhancing services to the financial services industry and Iâm delighted to be joining such an ambitious and high-caliber group,â Lang said.
Gary Brackenridge, President and CEO of ITP, said: âEverettâs reputation for challenging the status quo with bold and pioneering strategies and solutions has earned him the reputation as a true innovator in the securities industry. We look forward to the value he will add to our growth strategies.â
Most recently Mr. Lang served as Senior Managing Director at Banc of America Specialist and was Executive Vice President of Fleet Securities Inc., whose parent FleetBoston Financial merged with Bank of America in 2004.
Mr. Lang has also held the position of Chairman and CEO of BT Brokerage Corporation a wholly owned subsidiary of Bankers Trust New York Corporation. Before joining Bankers Trust he was employed at Colonial Penn Group, Inc., Metropolitan Property & Liability Insurance Company and the University of Virginia.
Mr. Lang holds masters and doctoral degrees from the University of Virginia and a bachelorâs degree from Boston University.
ITP also announced the following appointments:
Michael J. Desmond as Managing Director of Sales.
Mr. Desmond brings more than 15 years experience in execution, clearing, relationship management and sales. Mr. Desmond formerly was employed at Neuberger Berman in the correspondent clearing division. At Neuberger Berman, he was responsible for sales, account management and their turnkey office solution. Prior to Neuberger Berman, he held positions at U.S. Clearing, a division of Fleet Securities, Wexford Clearing Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Prudential Securities, as well as ADP Investor Communications Services.
James Muentener as Senior Vice President, Administration
Mr. Muentener is responsible for administration, corporate finance and human resources at ITP. Before joining ITP, he served as Corporate Controller at royalblue financial (Fidessa) where he was responsible for revenue recognition compliance in North America. Previously, Mr. Muentener spent nine years in public accounting, specializing in corporate taxation before joining royalblue.