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Greg Smith

Gregory Timothy Smith, Sr.

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Curricula Vitae:

Historian and Writer~(2010 to Present)

  • Publications
    • Biography of Lieutenant General Richard G. Trefry. (Estimated date of publication: 2018.)
  • Lecturer in Military History

Computer Software Engineering ~(1993 to Present)

  • GTS Research, Chicago, IL -- President
  • LFG, Llc. (Refco), Chicago, IL -- Product Manager, Real-Time Internet Trading Platforms
  • Smith and Smith Risk Control, Chicago, IL -- Partner

Derivatives: Futures and Options ~(1979 to 2010)

  • International Monetary Market, Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) -- Member, Trader
  • Broker, Risk Manager
    • ING/Quantum Financial Services, Chicago, IL -- VP, Broker - Institutional Sales
    • Greenwich Capital Markets, Greenwich, CT -- VP, CME Floor Manager, Broker
    • Thompson McKinnon Securities, New York, NY -- CME Floor Manager, Broker
    • Discount Corporation of New York, Futures, New York, NY -- CME Floor Broker
    • Merrill Lynch Capital Markets, New York, NY -- CME Floor Trader, Broker
    • ContiCommodities, Chicago, IL -- CME Floor Manager, Trader, Broker
  • MF Global - Legal, Chicago, IL -- Expert Witness (Options on Futures)

Banking ~(1969 to 1978)

  • Oak Park Trust & Savings Bank, Oak Park, IL -- VP, Finance and Money Market Trading
  • Oak Park Bancorp, Oak Park, IL -- VP, CFO, Treasurer
  • Northern Trust Bank, Chicago, IL -- AVP, Financial Planning

Military ~(1965 to 1968)

  • United States Army -- Captain · MOS: 1193, Field Artillery Unit Commander
  • Combat: Vietnam, 2/94 FA (175mm Guns) · I Corps, OPCON 3rd Marine Division


  • Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL -- MA, Master of Arts, History
  • University of Illinois, Chicago, IL -- BA, Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Columbia University, New York, NY -- Certificate: Arden House Executive Program
  • Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL -- Mathematics
  • College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL -- Economics
  • U.S. Army Officer Candidate School, Fort Sill, OK -- Commission: Lieutenant, Artillery
  • Carroll University, Waukesha, WI -- Music
  • Glenbard West High School, Glen Ellyn, IL


  • American Historical Association -- Member
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) -- Associated Person (AP)
  • Field Artillery Association (U.S. Army) -- Member
  • National Futures Association (NFA) -- AP
  • National Rifle Association of America (NRA) -- Member
  • Organization of American Historians -- Member
  • University of Illinois Alumni Association -- Sustaining Member


  • English (N), Latin, French
  • Computer Programming: C, VB, HTML, XML, JavaScript


  • Pianist, Composer
  • Marathon Runner: Boston (2), New York City, Chicago (4), Houston
  • Baseball Coach: Final Four, AAU National Championship (1994)


  • Married to Kaye Pittman
  • Father of Caroline, Jo Ann, Jennifer, Kelly, Gregory and Sandra
  • Brother of William (2), Mary, Barbara, Patricia, Thomas, James, Jerome, Colleen and Robert
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