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Larry Schneider

Director of Business Development and Sales

Zaner Group


Larry Schneider is director of business development and sales for Zaner Group, one of America's oldest family owned futures and forex brokers. He has spent almost 40 years in the futures industry and has been teaching about futures for almost as long. Mr. Schneider's trading floor background spans three exchanges and positions such as floor trader, floor broker, and floor manager, and off-floor positions have ranged from training director to national sales manager. He was a founding trustee of the Institute for Financial Markets, the educational foundation created by the Futures Industry Association, and was a long-serving member of both the National Futures Association's advisory committee on Education and Testing and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange's Education Committee. Mr. Schneider has taught courses in futures and options for Northwestern University, CME Group, and Oakton Community College. He earned a BA in Economics from Drake University and an MBA from DePaul University.