Louis Giacalone is currently the Director of Trader Operations, Supervision, and Oversight for TD Ameritrade(TDA), responsible for ensuring TDA’s Trader Group business lines are meeting strategic goals, operating effectively, and that proper Risk Management practices are in place. Prior to this role, he served as Director of Margin Risk and Trading, managing TDA’s specialized Retail trading teams and risk activities, including the firm’s Retail Margin Book and complex derivative trading. During his career, Giacalone has held various Risk Management and front line business roles with over 25 years of financial services experience. Giacalone has worked through significant market-shaping events throughout his career, bringing a unique perspective and understanding of Risk Management.
Giacalone holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and English from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and Series 3,4,7,8,24, and 63 securities licenses.