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Stacy B. Dang

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:
Colleen Risinger

Colleen Risinger / Chief Financial Officer

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:
Thomas J. Murphy

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:
Steve Beitler

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:
John Burke

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.
Contact John Burke Direct Dial: 312.432.5110 Email: LinkedIn:
Barry D. Ward

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: