Written by Rebecca Holdridge
Willimantic, Conn. George O'Krepkie, president of Bonds.com Group, Inc. and a member of the firm's board of directors, will speak at 11 a.m. on Oct. 25 in the Paul E. Johnson Community Conference Room of the J. Eugene Smith Library. The public is invited. Admission is free.
O'Krepkie will discuss "Trading Fixed Income Securities." Before joining Bonds.com Group, Inc., he was the head of dealer relationship management at MarketAxess Inc. He also served as the director of Fixed Income, BTIG. O'Krepkie began his focus in electronic trading at Trading Edge, which merged into MarketAxess.
O'Krepkie began his career at Kidder Peabody & Company, and later moved to Lehman and Merrill Lynch, where he assumed roles of increasing responsibility in sales. Eastern's Business Administration Professor Chiaku Chukwuogor sponsored his visit to campus.