Management Team

George Oka

George Oka

Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Development

Mr. Oka joins Ladenburg with over 14 years of experience in investment banking and financial services. Mr. Oka previously served as Senior Vice President at Jefferies Finance LLC, a joint venture between Mass Mutual Life Insurance Company and Jefferies LLC. In this role, Mr. Oka led the structuring, origination and execution of leveraged loan transactions for leveraged buyouts, acquisitions, refinancings and dividend recapitalizations across multiple sectors. He also previously served as Vice President in the Financial Institutions Group at Jefferies LLC, where he completed a variety of mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt transactions across multiple financial sectors, including specialty finance, broker-dealers and diversified holding companies.

Mr. Oka received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Marketing from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.

Richard J. Lampen

Richard J. Lampen

Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board

Mark Zeitchick

Mark Zeitchick

Executive Vice President and Director

Adam Malamed

Adam Malamed

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Director

Brett H. Kaufman

Brett H. Kaufman

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Brian L. Heller

Brian L. Heller

Senior Vice President - Business and Legal Affairs

Joseph Giovanniello

Joseph Giovanniello

Senior Vice President – Corporate and Regulatory Affairs

John Blood

John Blood

Senior Vice President - Advisory Services & Solutions

Craig Timm

Craig Timm

Chief Risk Officer

Carly P. Maher

Carly P. Maher

Senior Vice President - Enterprise Initiatives

Doreen Griffith

Doreen Griffith

Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Paul Lofties

Paul Lofties

Senior Vice President - Wealth Management

Kirk Hulett

Kirk Hulett

Senior Vice President - Organizational & Practice Development

George Oka

George Oka

Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Development

Doug Baxley

Doug Baxley

Vice President, Retirement and Fiduciary Services

Oksana Poznak

Oksana Poznak

Vice President, Head of Sponsor Relations

Dan Sachar

Dan Sachar

Vice President, Enterprise Innovation