Salomon "Salo" Sredni

Biography of Salomon Sredni

Managing Director, Ocean Azul
Board Member, Penn State Smeal College of Business Board of Visitors

Salomon Sredni '87 is the managing director of Ocean Azul and an accomplished Chief Executive Officer and Board Member with a solid track record of growth, profitability and customer satisfaction. Results driven and collaborative, Mr. Sredni’s distinguished career encompasses tenures in Technology, Healthcare and Financial Services industries across domestic and international markets, and private and publicly traded companies. 

Most recently Mr. Sredni held concurrent positions as Board Member, Managing Director and COO of the MONEX Group, a publicly traded diversified financial services organization with global operations, Operating Revenues exceeding ¥50 billion and Assets under Management exceeding ¥4 trillion. He was the only non-Japanese speaking member at the MONEX Board. 

Mr. Sredni previously served as Board Member, Chairman, President & CEO of the TradeStation Group, one of the largest online brokers in the US, and was instrumental in the acquisition of the TradeStation Group by Monex. He expertly integrated, communicated and executed the global vision that led to TradeStation’s acquisition. TradeStation has won many accolades, has the highest Net Promoter Score amongst its peers and is widely recognized as a leader in the industry. 

Mr. Sredni was recognized by the South Florida business Journal as one of Broward’s ultimate CEO’s in 2012 and by Ernst and Young as entrepreneur of the year for Florida in 2005. 

His early financial services career includes tenures with IVAX Corporation as Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer, and Arthur Andersen as Experienced Manager. 

He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in accounting from The Pennsylvania State University, has taken masters level courses at the University of Miami in order to qualify for his CPA in Florida and attends yearly the Harvard Business School YPO Presidents Seminar (5-year participant; Group Leader). 

In his free time, he gives back to the community and is currently the chair of the Community Outreach committee for the Orange Bowl Committee and a trustee for the Jewish Community Foundation of Broward County.  He is a world traveler and has visited all continents except Antarctica and over 70 different countries.