2017 STANY International Reception and Holiday Party

Starts:November 16, 2017 at 5:30 PM
Ends: November 16, 2017 at 9:30 PM  
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Bryant Park Grill
25 W. 40th Street
New York , NY 10018

STANY International Reception and Holiday Party

November 16, 2017  5:30-9:30 p.m. 

Bryant Park Grill  25 W. 40th Street, NYC



Discussion 5:45-6:30 p.m. Reception 6:30-9:30 p.m. 

MiFID II- Where should you expect to find liquidity? 

Timothy Mahoney
Chief Executive Officer
BIDS Trading, L.P.

As Chief Executive Officer, Tim Mahoney is responsible for the strategic direction and growth of BIDS Trading, L.P., the Alternative Trading System (ATS) designed to increase competition and liquidity in the U.S. equity block trading market.

Prior to joining BIDS Trading, Tim Mahoney served as Head of Equity Trading for Merrill Lynch Investment Managers for seven years.  Mahoney was responsible for a 14-person, 24-hour trading desk that traded over $100 billion in equities.  Previously, Mahoney worked in the firm’s Unit Investment Trust Department for 16 years, holding a number of positions, which included Head of Equity Trading and Chief Investment Officer.  During his tenure at Merrill Lynch, Mahoney helped create the popular “Dogs of the Dow” series of investments.  Mahoney began his career at Merrill Lynch in 1979 as a summer intern on the floor of the American Stock Exchange.

Mahoney was a member of the New York Stock Exchange’s Institutional Advisory Committee and Market Performance Committee.  He also served on advisory committees for Nasdaq, The Boston Stock Exchange and the Investment Company Institute.  Mahoney graduated from the College of the Holy Cross, earned his MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business and is a CFA.


Joanna Fields
Principal Founder
Aplomb Strategies

Joanna Fields is the founder of Aplomb Strategies, a regulatory development and consulting firm that identifies global market structure, cybersecurity and enterprise risk management trends to develop future proof solutions for clients.

Ms. Fields has almost 20 years of global regulatory and market structure experience spanning stocks, options, OTC derivatives, total return swaps, interest rate swaps, credit default swaps, forwards and futures products.

Prior to founding Aplomb Strategies, Joanna was the Head of Equities Market Structure for the Americas and Global Derivative Market Structure for Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. (DBSI).  In this role, Joanna managed the equity divisions strategic investment portfolio, discussed holistic trends in regulation and market structure directly with clients, and assisted with the product development of the firm’s global dark pools, trading algorithms, and FPGA tools. 

Joanna was the Compliance Registered Options Principal and Derivatives Compliance Advisor for both DBSI and Credit Suisse First Boston. She also worked in Market Regulation for both the International Securities Exchange (ISE) and Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE).  Joanna began her career in 10b-5 securities and anti-trust economic litigation consulting for Lexecon, Inc.

Currently Ms. Fields’ industry affiliations include: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), Securities Traders Association (STA) where she was recently appointed the head of the Consolidated Audit Trail Committee for listed derivatives, and STA Women in Finance (WIF).  She is on the Board of Women in Listed Derivatives, Security Traders Association of New York, and LaunchTalk’s Innovative Markets Power Circle for Fintech companies. Joanna serves as an advisor or in an advisory board member capacity to a number of regulatory technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI) driven start up organizations.

Ms. Fields holds a B.A. in art history and chemistry from Barnard College, Columbia University, and an M.S. in business and technology from New York University.


Toy Drive for the Holidays


We hope that you will join us in supporting the US Marines Toys for Tots program. Please, bring an unwrapped toy to the International Reception. In lieu thereof, we will collect donations by which toys will be purchased on your behalf. 



This event is proudly sponsored by: 







Sponsorship Opportunties are available. Please contact Kimberly Unger at kimu@stany.org for details. 



$175.00 Member ticket

$350.00 Member ticket with complementary 2018 STANY and STA Membership (available to 2017 members)

$295.00 Non-member ticket

$400.00 Non-member ticket with complementary 2018 STANY and STA Membership (must complete an application to secure membership)