Senior Management

Senior Management

Gary Wiedman

President and Managing Principal
Gary Wiedman is President and Managing Principal of Axos Clearing. With more than 33 years of financial operations experience, he has held senior leadership positions in clearing, fintech, wealth management, and retail broker-dealer operations. In these positions, Gary has effectively led teams to deliver on broker-dealers’ needs to increase operational efficiencies, manage costs and scale their businesses. While committed to supporting the performance drivers that are important to impacting the firm’s bottom line, Gary is keenly aware of the responsibilities of protecting customer assets, leading with integrity, and following the intent of regulatory rules, interpretations, and guidance. Gary holds a bachelor of science degree in Business Management from Central Washington University and has successfully completed FINRA exams for series 6, 7, 24 and 63 licenses.

Michael Scaplen

SVP Sales and Relationship Management
Mr. Scaplen joined Axos Clearing LLC as Senior Vice President of Sales and Relationship Management. Over his career Mr. Scaplen has served in both a Relationship Management and Sales capacity at some of the top clearing houses in the country including iClearing (Datek Online), Penson Financial Services Inc., Southwest Securities Inc., and Electronic Transaction Clearing Inc. (ETC). Mr. Scaplen’s experience with multiple clearing and execution products has led him to develop and implement various strategies that have streamlined operational efficiency and increased overall revenue to the firms. Mr. Scaplen credits his success to strong mentors and is a member of his alma maters Alumni Mentoring Program. He is a graduate of the Ramapo College of New Jersey, a member of the Security Traders Association of New York, and is FINRA licensed Series 4, 7, 24, 55, 63.

Jeremy Franzluebbers

Chief Risk Officer
Mr. Franzluebbers serves as Chief Risk Officer of Axos Clearing. He joins the firm from TD Ameritrade with more than a decade of industry experience in audit, supervision, risk and controls, and risk management. Mr. Franzluebbers is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and is FINRA licensed Series 3, 4, 7, 24, 34 and 63. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and has earned a Postgraduate Certificate in Mechanics of Risk Management.

Howard Green

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Green has over twenty years of experience as a CFO in the brokerage industry where he served as the registered FINRA Financial and Operation Principal of the firm. He also has extensive experience in the asset management space. Mr. Green began his career as a manager in public accounting, auditing full-service clearing broker-dealers.

Mr. Green is a licensed CPA in the state of New York and has an active Series 27 license. He graduated magna cum laude with a BS in Accounting from the State University of New York at Albany.

Rick Hastings

Senior Vice President, Chief Operations Officer
Mr. Hastings joined Axos Clearing LLC as Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer.  He is a seasoned leader who joins the firm with more than two decades of industry experience working at Invesco in Houston from 2000 to 2018 and at Securities America in Omaha for the last three years.  He has held a multitude of roles across Technology, Automation, Strategic Planning, and Innovation.  Rick credits his success to a group of amazing leaders and mentors, allowing him to encourage and empower his teams to work more efficiently, solve problems and create solutions using innovative approaches.  He is a graduate of Sam Houston State University with a BS in Computer Science and a minor in Finance.

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