Mike Burke

CEO - HighGround Trading LLC

Contact Info

Web: http://www.highgroundtrading.com
Office Phone: 312-604-3043
Cell Phone: (262) 287-7009
Direct Line: (312) 604-3040
Email: [email protected]
209 W. Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60606

About Mike

Mike is the Chief Executive Officer and one of the founding partners of HighGround Trading, LLC, an Independent Introducing Broker in Chicago, Illinois. He has been involved in senior management positions within the futures industry for over 25 years. Mike has served as the Executive Vice President of the Introducing Broker Division of MF Global, the Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of the Introducing Broker Division at R.J. O’Brien and the General Manager of Iowa Grain Company. In addition, Mike also served as the Commodity Controller of Kemper Clearing Corporation, where he was a member of a three-person management team responsible for Kemper’s commodities operations. Mike is the currently serving his third term on the National Futures Association Board of Directors as the Independent Introducing Broker Representative. Mike has also served six terms on the National Introducing Broker Association (NIBA) Board of Directors, where he currently serves as President. He is also a member of the NIBA’s Executive Committee and has previously served as the Board’s Secretary. He is a past member of both the CBOT and CME FCM Committees, the CBOT Clearing Corporation Operations Task Force and has served on the NFA Nominating Committee and the NFA/FIA Best Practices Committee. Mike received a Bachelor of Arts degree with an accounting emphasis from St. Mary’s College in Winona, Minnesota and also has passed the Certified Public Accountant examination. Mike and his wife, Tina, have three children and reside in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

About HighGround Trading LLC

HighGround Trading Group is a boutique futures brokerage specializing in providing clients with custom product solutions, cutting-edge trading platforms, managed futures, futures trading systems, traditional brokerage services and execution. Our clients include retail, commercial and institutional firms around the globe. By combining the talents of seasoned management, skilled brokers and experienced product developers, our goal is to meet and surpass our clients' trading goals and needs. If we aren't the firm that best fits your trading needs, we'll work with you to find the firm that is. Talk about a higher level of service.