Ralph Goldenberg is a founding partner of Goldenberg Hehmeyer & Co. and chief executive officer of Goldenberg Heymeyer Trading Corp. In 1999 he moved to the United Kingdom to spearhead GHC’s expansion toward a global presence. He continues to manage GH Traders, the proprietary trading firm that was formed after Penson Worldwide’s acquisition of GHCO. Goldenberg has been an active member of the Chicago Board of Trade since 1961, serving as vice chairman, second vice chairman, director, and as a member of the executive committee. In 1988 and 1989 Goldenberg was chairman at the Board of Trade Clearing Corp. Since 1973, Goldenberg has been an active member of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, and he was responsible for the startup of Goldman Sachs’ operation there.