Management Team

Management Team

Our staff has a combined 80 years of experience in the Securities Industry, much of that with a focus on trading, execution quality, and compliance. TAG team members have been analysts, traders, IT professionals, and senior executives.

Alan Shapiro | Chairman and Founder

Alan founded TAG in 1996 to address the securities industry's ever-increasing need for independent best execution analysis. Alan has spoken on the topic of best execution at a variety of conferences and seminars and was a member of the SEC's advisory board and the founder of the Industry Advisory Board on Best Execution. Prior to TAG, Alan was the Founder, President, and CEO of MicroVisions, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in risk analysis and front-end trade systems for major banking clients such as Citicorp, Manufacturers Hanover, Chemical, and JP Morgan Chase. Alan received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Business Management from Cornell University and additional degrees in Computer Science and related fields from New York University.