Christopher K. Hehmeyer

FIA Futures Hall of Fame 2019

Christopher K. Hehmeyer
Christopher K. Hehmeyer

Chris Hehmeyer is the manager and chief executive officer of proprietary trading firm Hehmeyer LLC and its subsidiaries. He is a registered floor broker with the National Futures Association, and has served on NFA’s board of directors for nine years and is past chairman of the board.

Hehmeyer is a member of the board of directors of FIA, where he has served in several capacities, including vice-chairman of the board.

Hehmeyer was one of the founding partners of Goldenberg, Hehmeyer & Co., a futures commission merchant and clearing member firm at the Chicago Board of Trade and CME Group. He was a managing director of Virginia Trading Corporation from 1981 until the establishment of the GHCO partnership in 1984. When GHCO was sold to Penson Worldwide in 2007, Hehmeyer became the CEO of Penson GHCO until 2010.

Hehmeyer became a full member of the CBOT in 1981 and was a member of its board of directors from 1984 to 1987 and served on over 40 committees. He also served on the board of governors of the Board of Trade Clearing Corporation from 1993 until 1999, and as chairman from 1996 to 1998. He began his career as a runner on the trading floor in 1977.

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