Stacy B. Dang / Chief Compliance Officer
Stacy B. Dang began her career in financial operations and compliance in 1997 at a boutique asset management firm in San Diego, CA. After that, she switched her focus to a day trading firm called ProTrader Securities Corporation, managing supervisory branches located in Greenwich, CT, and Dallas, TX. In 2003, she moved to Chicago and continued to hone her skills in operations and compliance, first as a COMPLIANC & Operations Manager at S4 Capital, LLC and then as a Vice President, Compliance Officer at Envestnet Asset Management, Inc. Most recently, Stacy was a Director of Compliance at a dually registered fixed income broker/dealer and registered investment advisor, Performance Trust Capital Partners, LLC, and at its affiliated advisory firm, PT Asset Management, LLC. Stacy’s experience includes developing and managing internal controls, securities trading, capital markets, investment banking activities, coordination of SEC & FINRA audits, review of marketing and advertising materials, and consultation on regulatory issues related to mutual fund and hedge fund administration. Stacy earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Management Science from the University of California, San Diego. She holds Series 4, 7, 9, 10, 24, 27, 55, 63, 65 & 99 licenses. Contact Stacy Dang Direct Dial: 312.432.6552 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Colleen Risinger / CFO, TJM Investments, LLC
Colleen Risinger began her career in 1996 at TJM Institutional Services, LLC. She has served as the financial and operations principal of the TJM group of companies for over 15 years. She is a certified college funding specialist and holds a GPUG Academy Professional Certificate for AdministratorsTM (PCADTM) using Microsoft Dynamics® GP. She received a BA from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and holds Series 3 and 27 licenses.
Contact Colleen Risinger Direct Dial: 312.432.5102 Email: email@example.com
Marc Eisenberg / General Counsel/Compliance Officer
After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Marc began his career as a proprietary floor-based equity options market maker on the trading floor of the CBOE. Marc spent thirteen years on the floor at the CBOE and then moved to the CME floor, where he spent ten years trading Euro-dollar futures and currency futures and options for his account. Marc returned to the legal field in 2014 to combine his trading knowledge and legal skills while practicing securities law for a boutique securities law firm in Chicago. Marc began as Corporate Counsel and Compliance Officer for TJM Institutional Services, LLC in April of 2015. Marc deals with all compliance-related issues involving TJM’s Introducing Broker business and handling the firm’s in-house legal work. He holds FINRA Series 7 and 24 licenses and NFA Series 3, 30 and 34 licenses. In addition, Marc is a member of good standing with the Illinois Bar Association.
Contact Marc Eisenberg Direct Dial: 312.432.5121 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thomas J. Murphy / Chairman
Thomas J. Murphy began his career in 1978 at Blythe, Eastman, and Dillon working in institutional equity and fixed income sales. In 1981, he came to Chicago and managed several derivative brokerage operations on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Chicago Board of Trade. Steve Beitler joined a derivative brokerage unit at the Gelber Group which was operated by Mr. Murphy in 1985 and together united at Prudential Securities in 1990. After several years of working together, Mr. Murphy and Mr. Beitler partnered with John Burke in 1996 to form TJM Institutional Services. Mr. Murphy and his partners built TJM into a thriving independent institutional broker in clearing and execution services with offices in Chicago and New York. Mr. Murphy graduated from St. John’s University with a BS in Finance and holds Series 3, 7, 24, and 63 licenses.
Contact Thomas J. Murphy Direct Dial: 312.432.6576 Email: email@example.com
Steve Beitler / Chief Executive Officer
Steve Beitler began his career in institutional sales in 1978 at Thompson McKinnon Securities. In 1980, he became an asset liability manager at Marine Midland Bank (since acquired by HSBC). In 1985, he moved to Chicago where he joined a derivative brokerage unit operated by Tom Murphy at Gelber Group. Mr. Beitler joined Prudential Securities in 1990, along with Mr. Murphy, as a senior vice president and Eurodollar sales manager. In 1996, partnered with Mr. Murphy and John Burke to form TJM Institutional Services. As a Chicago Mercantile Exchange member, Mr. Beitler has served on various CME exchange strategic planning committees. He received a BBA and MBA in Finance from Stetson University and holds Series 3, 7, 24, & 63 licenses.
Contact Steve Beitler Direct Dial: 312.432.5106 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
John Burke / Chief Operating Officer
John Burke began his career in 1988 working on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange trading floor. In 1991, he became a CME member and brokered trades in the Eurodollar futures pit. The following year, Mr. Burke moved to New York to work on the government desk of a top-tier primary dealer. John formed TJM Institutional Services with Tom Murphy and Steve Beitler in 1996. Mr. Burke received a BA in Finance at St. John’s University in 1988. He holds Series 3, 4, 7, 24, 27, 30, 55 and 63 licenses.
Barry D. Ward / Managing Director
Barry D. Ward (BDW) joined the TJM team in April of 2014. Barry brings a unique perspective to TJM as he has spent the majority of his career on the trading side of the business. Barry’s career began as a desk clerk for Shearson Lehman Brothers in 1985 in the equity complex at the CME. In 1989 he moved to Bellwether Futures Corp (a division of Tudor Investment Corp), and in 1990 began trading Eurodollar futures for this entity. In 1996, he entered into a partnership with Paul Tudor Jones and traded a partnership account until 1999. Barry then continued to trade on the floor until 2006 and at that time moved off the floor. Barry is an equity member at the CME (Class B-2). He has served as the Eurodollar Pit Vice Chairman, Business Conduct Committee, and others, and continues to serve on the B-2 nominating committee. Barry received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Dayton (1985) and a Master’s in Business Administration from DePaul University in 1994. He holds a series 3, 7, and 63.
Contact Barry D. Ward Direct Dial: 312.432.4715 Email: email@example.com
Denise Skweres / Chief Financial Officer
Denise Skweres brings 17 years of experience in financial operations, compliance, regulation, and strategic management for established and start-up broker-dealers, NFA member firms, and Registered Investment Advisers to TJM. Her diverse background and analytical expertise are instrumental in her role of Chief Financial Officer, providing her with the ability to implement various initiatives to restructure and streamline processes in order to efficiently drive revenue growth and operational expansion. Prior to joining TJM, Ms. Skweres held the role of Chief Compliance Officer and Director of Finance at Gladius Capital Management, LP. As Chief Compliance Officer, she was responsible for the management and oversight of the firm's compliance program, including the establishment and implementation of supervisory policies and procedures to identify, prevent, detect, and correct noncompliance with the requirements of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and other applicable federal and state securities and commodities laws and regulations. Her role as Director of Finance was to manage fund accounting, fund administration, portfolio valuation, month-end NAV calculation, separately managed account reconciliation, performance metrics, risk analytics, financial reporting, and portfolio valuation processes; collaborate with the firm’s fund administrators, custodians, prime brokers, consultants, and various counterparties; act as the firm’s liaison with external auditors during the annual audit process; and directly represent Gladius during regulatory audits and operational due diligence assignments. Prior to joining Gladius, Ms. Skweres held the positions of Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Financial Officer and General Partner of All Rise Trading LLC, a Cboe-listed equity derivatives floor brokerage operation she co-founded in 2018. Ms. Skweres was responsible for the creation, implementation, management and oversight of the Firm's accounting and financial reporting process, regulatory compliance program, business development and operational strategy. From 2013 through 2018, Ms. Skweres served as the Compliance Officer of PTR Incorporated’s Cboe floor operation, where she was responsible for general oversight of the firm’s regulatory compliance program and supervision of the firm’s equity and index option brokers and registered representatives. During her tenure at PTR, she restructured the firm’s compliance program, implementing robust policies and procedures which drastically improved the firm’s compliance with applicable rules and regulations, created a “culture of compliance”, and ensured the continuation of regulatory best practices. Ms. Skweres concurrently held the role of controller at Hybrid Trading and Resources, LLC, a broker-dealer affiliate of PTR Incorporated, where she was responsible for the monitoring and general supervision of all accounting processes, procedures, and internal controls. She maintained the firm’s general ledger, managed the month-end close process, prepared, and submitted all required regulatory filings and was the firm’s liaison with external auditors and regulatory examiners. Ms. Skweres previously held the positions of Financial Operations Principal at Cognitive Capital LLC from 2012- 2013 and Senior Examiner (Risk Oversight and Operational Regulation) at FINRA from 2011-2012. She began her career at Hybrid Trading and Resources LLC in 2007 as a Financial Operations and Compliance Analyst, obtaining her Series 27 license and promotion to Financial Operations Principal in 2009. Ms. Skweres holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern University. Contact Denise Skweres Direct Dial: 312.432.5108 Email: Dskweres@tjmbrokerage.com