Brian Duggan is a Senior Advisor to ClearList Holdings LLC. Prior to ClearList, he partnered with Peak6 Investments in the acquisition of Apex Clearing Corporation, LLC in 2012. Apex was a distressed Clearing Broker Dealer on the cusp of bankruptcy. Under Brian and Peak6 management, Apex became a profitable business within three months of acquisition and every month thereafter for the next seven years. With a focus on fintech firms, Apex helped launch many of the startup firms in this space including Robinhood, Stash, Wealthfront and Betterment.
Before his position at Apex, Brian spent 23 years with Goldman Sachs & Co., both in New York and Chicago. At Goldman, Brian was CEO of Goldman Sachs Execution & Clearing, LLC. At GSEC, Brian led one of the largest global clearing businesses that serviced professional trading firms, market makers and proprietary traders. During his tenure, GSEC grew to $20 billion in AUM and greater than $1 billion in annual revenue.
Brian graduated from the Farmer Business School at Miami University of Ohio with a BS in Finance. Brian currently resides in Sewickley, PA with his wife and four children.