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Ron Antopolski

Consultant with 10 years IT, sales, operations experience at Tier 1 investment banks and vendors. Extensive experience with front-to-back fixed income trading systems, e-Trading, OTC derivatives, clearing and regulatory projects. Proactively manages risk.

Work experience


Senior Project Manager-Fixed Income Technology

TD Securities
  • Large-scale ($20mm+) initiative to replace legacy fixed income post trade processing systems
  • Manage a project team across business areas to:
    • Perform process and requirements analysis
    • Prepare a business case to present to senior governance committee
    • Solicit RFPs and manage vendor selection
  • Manage and track dependencies across programs of work (eTrading, risk calculation and reporting, reference data systems)

Senior Change Manager-Interest Rates Cash & Derivatives Trade Capture and Clearing Projects

  • Lead BA-wrote trade capture requirements document on behalf of sales, trading and operations for mandatory clearing under Dodd-Frank
  • Conducted working groups with senior stakeholders globally to achieve consensus on prioritization of development items
  • Managed SDLC for clearing trade capture, including elicitation and prioritization of stakeholder requirements, use case and test script writing and front to back UAT
  • Project managed the migration of trade capture from MarkitWire/VCON to internal bank systems across global Sales & Trading desks
  • Preparation, testing and execution of global auction submission for CME and LCH default portfolio auctions, across IT, trading, operations
  • Test script writing and front to back UAT of new Swap Futures product on CME
  • Designed and implemented Sharepoint/JIRA prioritization system for global development requests
  • Re-engineered derivatives client onboarding process in conformance with Dodd-Frank clearing requirements
  • Worked with vendors (Bloomberg, MarkitWire) to resolve trade data messaging issues
  • Devised, designed, documented, prioritized and implemented account static data feed into trade capture system to streamline cash bonds allocation process

Fixed Income Sales / e-Trading Project Manager

  • Fielded voice inquiries by broker-dealer clients and exectuted 150+ corporate bond, structured note, CP, Government and Agency bond voice trades
  • Project managed implementation of Barclays structured notes on Tradeweb(~ $500k weekly revenue) and STP project to internal trade capture system
  • Documented requirements, prioritized and coordinated development requests for BARX trade capture system

Support Manager/Business Analyst

Lehman Brother / Barclays
  • Managed a team of 3 support analysts, providing first level support of front office systems across rates, credit, municipals, CP, MBS, CDS and syndication
  • Assist with trade booking, running scripts, resolving system errors and ECN dialogue issues, restarting processes, reading log files, database queries
  • Working with developers to mockup and document new support tools and prioritizing development

FX e-Trading Project Manager / Client Service Specialist

  • Project managed post-sales implementation and support of Reuters FX trading system for 3 regional banks



Product Management Course

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University of Akron

B.A. Liberal Studies

York University


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