People and Culture

At Secure Digital Markets we are aware that our people and relationships are our greatest competitive advantage. For this reason, we ensure that all our people have the opportunity to professionally develop by providing them with the access to information, contacts and work that will continuously challenge them with opportunities that can accelerate career growth. Team members at Secure Digital Markets are encouraged to share their ideas and actually take on leadership roles to implement them.

 As a company that is growing extremely rapidly along with the entire digital asset industry, Secure Digital Markets constantly offers ways for team members to get more involved inside the Secure Digital Markets trading business or in any of the GDA Capital Corporation portfolio of companies. Our goals are to provide a personal and professional environment that will develop professionals into the world leaders of tomorrow and a driving force behind the global adoption of the blockchain and digital asset revolution.,

OUR Board of directors

ZACHARY FRIEDMAN

Co-Founder and COO of Secure Digital Markets, executed over 500M OTC transactions, two previous exits.

Michael Gord

Founder & CEO at MLG Blockchain, experience on TD Bank blockchain team, advised on over $400M of token sales.

DAVID SHAFRIR

Previously Co-Founder and CEO of Secure Digital Markets, previous entrepreneur and exited past business to Groupon.

OUR TEAM

James Godfrey

Director, Corporate Banking

Jonah Mirsky

Marketing & Operations Associate

Mostafa Al-Mashita

VP, Business Development

Rich Zhou

VP Finance

Ryan Mueller

VP, Compliance

Nesh Galdino

Designer

Gabriel Barbera

Gabriel Barbera

Developer

Karl Samsen

VP, Capital Market

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Will Bartlett

Research Associate

Business Principles

Trusted & Secure

  • SDM is well capitalized as part of GDA Capital Corporation, a leading blockchain focused financial institution and uses our own balance sheet to facilitate trades
  • SDM has been reliably operating since 2017 with over [] in completed transactions
  • Operating compliantly within x amount of states and x amount of jurisdictions worldwide with insurance policies up to $10M

Relationship Oriented​

  • SDM has a global network of referral agents, capital partners and liquidity providers
  • SDM cares about our clients and looks to add additional value than liquidity through our network
  • 24/7 service and trading availability with same day settlement

Bespoke Offering

  • SDM works hand in hand with clients to develop liquidation or acquisition strategies that are custom tailored to our client’s needs, allowing them to optimize their capital deployment.
  • Widest selection of fiat and crypto pairings including all G10 currencies
  • Flexibility on jurisdiction of payments ?

Proven Experience

  • Team has past experience at leading global investment banks in North America and Europe
  • 25+ of experience in traditional capital markets

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