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Alan Sherbin

Lecturer in Finance


Trading, Accounting, Financial Management


MBA, Finance concentration, Illinois State University 
BS University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Current Series 56 license.  Past holder of Series 7,24, 27, and 65 licenses.

Courses Taught

Finance 210: Financial Management
Finance 385: Options and Futures

Work Experience

Managing Member, AL ON OPTIONS, LLC, Park Ridge, IL (August 2013 - present).  

Director, Research, tasty trade, Inc., Chicago, IL (May 2012 - July 2013). 

Equity Options Trader, Teacher and Special Situations Committee Chair, PEAK6 Investments (Feb. 2011 - present).  

Managing Member, Ideas in Motion, LLC, Park Ridge, IL (1998 - Feb. 2011).

President, ING TT&S (U.S.) Securities, Inc. (Feb. 1997 - June 1998).

President, SCMS Corporation, Chicago, IL (1990 - 1997).

Staff Trader, Tradelink Corporation, Chicago, IL (1987-1990).

IT Manager and Business Liaison, Comdisco Inc., Rosemont, IL (March 1984 - October 1987).

Management Consultant, Arthur Andersen and Co. (May 1981 - March 1984).


Book Publication, “How to Price and Trade Options: Identify, Analyze, and Execute the Best Trade Probabilities”, under contract with Wiley Publishing, release date, March 30, 2015. 

Frequently appear on Bloomberg TV, BNN TV (Canada), tasty trade, and CBOE TV.

Speaker at MDA Weather Agriculture Conference

Speaker at the Illinois Economic Conference

Tulane University Roundtable

Illinois State University Roundtable