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Meet Our Leadership Team

Our commitment to launching long and lucrative trading careers starts at the top. Our executive team is laser-focused on supporting our traders through a work environment that facilitates speed, collaboration, and fulfillment – because when you succeed, we all succeed.
You can expect to find our leadership team members sharing their knowledge in the classroom, getting involved at company outings, and more. There are no closed doors here. Get to know the team below.

Lee Maschler

Founder & Owner

Barry Schwarz

Chief Executive Officer

Ben Baller

Managing Director of Trading

Diana Cucciniello

Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer

Erik Gordon

Chief Technology Officer

Cary Grill

Senior VP of Recruiting & Trainee Development

Howard Teitelman

Chief Strategy Officer

Lee Maschler

Founder & Owner

Life is a team sport, where we can all reach our highest goals when working together. I strive to be authentic, curious, and transparent with the goals for the company, and I expect honesty, integrity, and hard work from the team, vendors, and affiliates.

Barry Schwarz

Chief Executive Officer

I believe no person is an island and we are stronger together than we are apart. By actively listening to each other, we have the power to bring about meaningful change at every level. I encourage a culture of communication, support, respect, and kindness whereby everyone is afforded the tools and resources to reach their full professional potential. I am inspired by a team that embraces a visionary mindset and sets ambitious goals to achieve success.

Ben Baller

Ben Baller

Managing Director of Trading

Strong belief lays the foundation for remarkable abilities. At Trillium, we believe that anyone can achieve greatness with the right mindset. We provide the necessary tools and guidance to help you develop the skills needed to succeed.

Diana Cucciniello

Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer

We aren’t afraid to do things a bit differently, especially when it comes to making our traders feel supported as they’re building their careers. When companies show a true commitment on a human level, that’s when people perform at their best.

Erik Gordon

Chief Technology Officer

I always strive to empower the people I work with and give them the autonomy to dive deep and determine the optimal way to accomplish a given task. My team shares a deep passion for building cutting-edge technology for the financial markets, and we collaborate closely to get the job done. We communicate openly and honestly, sharing our perspectives so that the best ideas ultimately win out.

Cary Grill

Cary Grill

Senior Vice President of Recruiting & Trainee Development

Success starts with hard work, communication, trust, and work-life balance. From my team, I expect full dedication to Trillium’s present and future at a consistent high level. To me, it’s always been an all-for-one, one-for-all mentality that has gotten us to where we are – and that will help us continue to reach our goals.

Howard Teitelman

Chief Strategy Officer

To assist our traders with their needs, we strive to offer a positive experience – almost Disney-like. Our most successful initiatives and technological advancements stem from conversation and collaboration with the traders, who are truly the backbone of our firm.