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    Welcome to SoOum Holding
    The world's first international trading and global networking hub. Discovering global economic opportunities for individuals and businesses all over the world.

    OUR MISSION

    Address global scarcity by simpler and smarter technology, trade methodology, and development.

    INNOVATION

    With its innovative transaction matching back end, SoOum provides buyers and sellers with opportunities that would take years to create and cultivate by themselves. 

    FORGE NEW PARTNERSHIPS

    Find new trade partners around the world. Discover new counterparties to expand and diversify global reach.

    Discover Economic Imbalances and
    Fill the Trade Voids Created by Them

    We discover global trade opportunities caused by supply and demand fundamentals. We are “on the trading edge” because we base our research on contemporary world social, political and economic affairs. Our intelligent tracking system finds many of the best deals on the planet. 

    OUR VALUES


    Integrity.  We uphold the highest standard of integrity in all of our actions. 

    Commitment to our Customers. Our customer relationships make a positive difference in their lives. 

    Boldness. We are not afraid to step into new and untraveled waters. 

    Innovation. We innovate every day. 

    Equality of Results. We try to ensure that every trader has an equal chance to succeed….even those who have never traded before. 

    Teamwork. We work together across the globe to meet our client needs so that everyone wins. 

    MANAGEMENT

    Ginny HasselfieldChief Executive Officerginny@sooum.com
    Virginia (Ginny) Hasselfield is an entrepreneur with extensive background and experience in consulting, diversity training, government relations, business development, international trade training, and fundraising. Ms. Hasselfield has been a teacher, high school administrator, politician, government relations consultant and business-owner. When she moved from Manitoba to British Columbia in 1998, she worked with government and the private sector in strategic planning and communications and advised municipalities and others on how to access millions of dollars in infrastructure monies from the federal government. Her forte is closing deals. She was a winner of the Manitoba YWCA Women of Distinction Award (1996). She was a former Board member of the Fraser Port Authority in British Columbia until its amalgamation with Port Metro Vancouver and Chaired the Governance Committee of the South Coast British Columbia Transit Police Board. Ms. Hasselfield’s reputation is that of a leader and trail-blazer, a woman who has moved the glass ceiling in almost every area in which she has participated.
    Abdul Hakeem WahedChief Marketing Officerhwahed@sooum.com
    Hakeem is a cultured Afghan/American who is knowledgeable in Afghan national history (last 30 years) and a broad experience in all phases of computer hardware/software, sales, and marketing cycle: From concept through development and marketing; able to effectively capitalize on new business opportunities outside traditional. Mr. Wahed is dedicated team worker with ability to build rapport with staff, improve morale, and motivate employees through effective training and positive reinforcement. He has been awarded numerous recommendations and certificates from American Defense Contractors Inc. and Cubic Defense Application Inc.
    Luis VegaChief Operating Officerlvega@sooum.com
    He is a proven leader who has managed a broad range of personnel, from small teams to large corporate departments ( Goldman Sachs,Royal Bank of Scotland, SMI GMS, British Petroleum ). He has created and carried out strategic plans within executive environments and at the high-performing team levels to meet organizational goals. 21 years serving US Army Spec Ops., covering nearly every major conflict since 1984 including Bosnia, Iraq & Afghanistan. As a soldier and DOD civilian (Cubic Defense, American Federal) he worked with governments and the UN sourcing commodities and delivering to war torn countries and frontier markets.
    Steve MessinaChief Financial Officersmessina@sooum.com
    Mr. Messina is currently the CFO at SoOum. A former bond trader, Steve was responsible for pricing and trading various fixed income products across the yield curve. Steve spearheaded and successfully developed the Federal government agency and Government Sponsored Enterprise retail and institutional trading desks, and was highly successful in developing the firm's fixed income presence within the Capital Markets domestically and abroad, scaling trading activity of federal agency and GSE bonds from zero to over 2 billion in monthly volume.
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