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Denise Skweres

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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
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