Michael T. Burke is CEO of HighGround Trading LLC and one of its founding partners. He has been involved in senior management positions within the futures industry for over 30 years. Prior to forming HighGround Trading, he served as the Executive Vice President of the Introducing Broker Division of MF Global, Inc, COO and SVP of the Introducing Brokers Division at R.J. O’Brien and as the General Manager of Iowa Grain Company.

He is a 1985 graduate of St Mary’s University in Winona, MN and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mike has served five terms on the National Introducing Broker Association (“NIBA”) Board of Directors. He is currently the Vice President of the NIBA and formerly held the position of Secretary. He is a past member of the CBOT and CME FCM Committees, the BOTCC Clearing Corporation Operations Task Force, and also served on the NFA/FIA Best Practices Committee.

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