Mark and Dan Palchak are co-founders and owners of Brook Park Holdings.
Mark Palchak, Co-Founder and Owner
Mark’s professional experience includes leadership positions at trading firms, most recently as CEO at V3 Markets. Mark assumed leadership of Infinium Capital Management in a distressed situation, immediately taking the company through a successful sale process and returning the successor company, V3 Markets, to profitability. Prior to his role as CEO, Mark led several groups at Infinium including the most successful group in the company’s history, the Event Driven Trading group. Mark’s experience broadly included trading algorithm development, risk management, project management, and technology strategy.
Mark supports organizations with a mission to improve equality of opportunity.
Mark earned dual degrees in Computer Systems and Finance from the University of Dayton and an M.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.
Dan Palchak, Co-Founder and Owner
Dan currently serves as CEO of Norfleet Quality, a Brook Park portfolio business. His professional experience included leadership positions at Citadel Securities and Infinium Capital Management, global high-frequency trading firms. In his most recent role at Citadel, Dan immediately turned around a losing trading desk, starting a new algorithmic trading desk, and continuously developed new successful trading strategies during his three-year tenure at the world’s top hedge fund.
In 2012, Dan was named to Forbes “30 Under 30” list.
He served as Chairman of the Board of the Amandla Charter School in Chicago from 2014 to 2016.
Dan earned a degree in Economics from Miami University of Ohio, and is presently a member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology MBA class of 2019.