About Us


About Us

RED Option Advisors, Inc. is a registered investment advisor, providing an option advisory service for the self-directed individual investor. Standing firmly on the belief that education empowers traders, RED Option is committed to providing sound trade advice coupled with thorough options education. Whether by subscribing to the trading strategies or interacting with the dedicated client support team, RED Option offers practical experience, options expertise and exceptional service in these ever-changing markets.

RED Option began in 2003 as a subsidiary of thinkorswim Advisors and a member of the thinkorswim Group. In 2009, the thinkorswim Group was acquired by TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation and RED Option Advisors, Inc. was established as a wholly-owned subsidiary.


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Our Dedicated Team

Thomas White:  Tom is the Chief Market Strategist and Head Trader at RED Option.  He started on the floor of the CBOE in 1993 and has traded options in both equity and Index products for almost 20 years.  He brought his vast market knowledge and teaching ability to RED Option after many years in the trading pits of Chicago.


Chris Wright:  Chris has over 10 years of experience in financial services and is the Operations Manager for RED Option. His knowledge and experience allows him to work across all aspects of the company to provide a better experience for our clients.


Iga Szafraniec:  Iga has been with RED Option and TD Ameritrade (our affiliated broker dealer) for 5 years. She originally started in Accounts at TD Ameritrade before she moved to RED Option. She is dedicated to delivering the best possible customer service to all our RED Option clients.


Shawn Cruz:  Shawn joined the RED Option Team in 2011 after spending a year at TD Ameritrade.   Prior to TD Ameritrade, he worked for an investment advisor while studying finance and economics.  He currently conducts trade research, supports trade operations and provides client support.


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