84th Annual STANY Conference - STANY Month


November 04, 2020
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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November is STANY Month! 

Join STANY for our 84th Annual Conference as a Virtual Month of Programming. Content provided in easy to "digest"  bites over the course of several "lunches,"  a "breakfast, " and "cocktails."

With 4 content sessions, a WIF discussion of the impact of COVID on women in finance and on diversity  and 2 virtual cocktail parties featuring world renowned mixologists- we are declaring November- STANY Month.

While supplies last- through the generosity of the NYSE we are offering UBER EATS lunch certificates to registered guests. Register and pick a date for your UBER EATS delivery!

All employees of 2020 STANY Conference Sponsors- listed below- are invited to register FREE of charge. If your firm is not listed as a sponor below please DO NOT register as a Sponsor Employee. 

On Demand Viewing of the Conference is available: 

All conent available by date HERE

STANY Lifetime Achievement Award- David E. Franasiak

Speaker Bios


Opening Remarks
  • STANY President, James Hyde, Senior Director, Intercontinental Exchange and Head of Business Development, NYSE Options

How to Achieve Superior Executions
  • Moderator, Ari Burstein, President, Capital Markets Strategies
  • Mark Davies, CEO, S3
  • Frank Grampone, Executive Vice President, BXS
  • Tim Lang, CEO, Global Liquidity Partners

The Options Story: Learning, Trading, Growing
  • Moderator, Pat Hickey, Managing Director, OCC
  • David Dooman, Managing Director | Head of ATS, Retail Consolidator & Regulatory Technologies, Dash Financial 
  • Christopher Larkin, Managing Director, Head of Brokerage Products, E*Trade
  • Pat Luongo, Director, AES Options Sales, Credit Suisse


A Discussion with StartEngine CEO, Howard Marks
  • Howard Marks, Co-founder and CEO, StartEngine
  • Bill Karsh, Owner, Bilkar Consulting

The Normal New- New Entrants in Trading
  • Moderator, Tim Nersten, Global Head of Strategy, OptimX
  • Anthony Denier, CEO, Webull Financial LLC
  • Thomas P. Gallagher, Chairman and CEO, MIAX


Cocktails with Celebrity Mixologist Rob Floyd

End your day mixing drinks with a wold renowned mixologist and networking with colleagues and old and new friends from the comfort and safety of your home.
Join us for two exciting sessions (4-4:30 and 5:30 to 6:00) with celebrity mixologist Rob Floyd 
Sponsored by: 

In case you missed it-you can watch and learn from Rob Floyd as he mixes "The New Green Screen" and "The Fintech"- HERE

Women in Finance Breakfast-NOVEMBER 11 @ 8:00 AM ET

If Hindsight is 2020, what do we see for 2021? A look at the impact of the pandemic and social justice issues on women in finance and the industry.
  • Moderator, Amy Elizabeth Reichard, Vice President N.A. Buyside Account Management, Broadridge Financial Solutions
  • Heidi Fischer, Managing Director, Instinet
  • Patricia Koetzner, Managing Director, Siebert, Williams, Shank & Co., LP 
  • Diane Neligan, Account Manager, Electronic Trading Sales, Virtu Financial 
  • Deborah Sabo, Founding Partner, Head of Trading, Jackson Square Partners
  • Eva Walsh, Executive Vice President Equity Trading, JP Morgan Investment Management 

In case you missed it, you can follow the discussion on demand HERE - passcode 0f^nS=xH


Retail Trading-The Experience and Volumes Have Never Been Better
  • Moderator, Matthew Billings, Senior Vice President, Trading Services, Two Sigma Securities LLC
  • Bart Green, Senior Vice President and Manager of Equity Trading, Wells Fargo Advisors
  • James Swartwout, President and COO, Robinhood Securities, LLC

Presentation of Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry to Stacey Cunningham

A Conversation with Exchange Leaders
  • Moderator, Vlad Khandros, Global Head of Market Structure & Liquidity Strategy and Global Co-Head of Principal Investments & Strategic Ventures, UBS
  • Michael Blaugrund, CFA, Chief Operating Officer, NYSE
  • Bryan Harkins, Executive Vice President, Head of Markets, Cboe Global Markets
  • Chuck Mack, Head US Equities, Nasdaq

Update on a possible New Jersey Transaction Tax, Hope Jarkowski, Cohead of Government Affairs, NYSE

Digital Assets are Here- Are you Ready?
  • Moderator, Dave Weisberger, Cofounder and CEO, CoinRoutes
  • Richard Carleton, CEO, Canadian Securities Exchange
  • Yoshi E. Nakamura, Founder & Managing Partner, NAKA Capital Partners & Managing Director, Head of Americas Business Development, Galaxy Digital
  • Mark Wetjen, Executive Vice President, Futures and Innovative Products; CEO of Futures Exchange, MIAX

NOVEMBER 17 @ 12-2 PM ET

Nontraditional Paths to the Public Markets - Trend or Permanent?  SPACs and Direct Listings
  • Moderator, Patricia Koetzner, Managing Director, Siebert, Williams, Shank & Co., LP 
  • Michael Harris, Head of Capital Markets & Business Development, Citadel Securities
  • Jay Heller, Head of Capital Markets and IPO Execution, Nasdaq
  • Bonnie Hyun, Head of Technology Capital Markets, NYSE 

Rule 15c2-11- Insights and Impacts
  • Moderator, Mahlet Makonnen, Government Affairs Specialist, Williams & Jensen
  • Stefan Spath, Managing Director, MCAP Markets 
  • Dan Zinn, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, OTC Markets Group

The Problems with Round Lots–and the data we need to solve them
Phil Mackintosh, Chief Economist, Nasdaq

Market Surveillance 2.0- WFH
  • Moderator, Chris Montagnino, Esq., Managing Director, Compliance Services, Jordan & Jordan
  • David T. Ackerman, Esq., Regulatory Subject Matter Expert, Nice Actimize
  • Gene DeMaio, Esq., Executive Vice President, Market Regulation, FINRA

Presentation of Award for Exceptional Volunteerism to Josette Menge Oltmanns with Kimberly Unger 

NOVEMBER 19 @ 12-2 PM ET

Fireside Chat with Brett Redfearn
  • Brett Redfearn, Director, Division of Markets and Trading, Securities and Exchange Commission 
  • Mehmet Kinak, Global Head of Systemic Trading and Market Structure, T.Rowe Price

The 2020 Election-Recap and Predictions for the Impact on Wall Street
  • David E. Franasiak, Esq., Principal, Williams & Jensen
  • Hope M. Jarkowski, Esq., Co-head of Government Affairs, ICE

Building on the Foundations of Market Structure
  • Moderator, Lauren Biehl, Director, US Electronic Sales, Barclays
  • Joseph Mecane, Head of Execution Services, Citadel Securities
  • Rich Steiner, Head of Client Advisory and Market Innovation, RBC Capital Markets
  • Joe Wald, Managing Director, Co-head of Electronic Trading, BMO Capital Markets

Presentation of Award for Lifetime Achievement and Dedication to STANY to David E. Franasiak, Esq. with Lisa Utasi

NOVEMBER 19 @ 4-6 PM ET 
Cocktails with World renowned Mixologist Brian Van Flandern

Conclude STANY Month with a wold renowned mixologist and networking with colleagues and old and new friends from the comfort and safety of your home.
Nov 19th 4-6PM featuring celebrity mixologist Brian Van Flandern and drink specific Zoom rooms. 

In case you missed it-you can watch and learn from Brian Van Flandern as he mixes "The DASHed Mint Julep" and shows us how to properly taste alcohol- HERE

Sponsored by:

Check out our Speaker Bios Here


Lifetime Achievement and Dedication to STANY
David E. Franasiak, Esq., Principal, Williams & Jensen 

Outstanding Contribution to the Industry
Stacey Cunningham, President, NYSE Group 


Outstanding Volunteerism- NEW HONOR
Josette Menge, Associate Vice President Marketing, OTC Markets Group






































Sponsorship opportunities are available! Please contact [email protected] for details about ways to partner with STANY and support the Association.

STANY may record virtual meeting and conference sessions (audio and video), taking screenshots, photographs and videos of these sessions for use on the STANY website, in news and promotional materials, in print, electronic and other media and social media channels. Event attendees, participants and speakers grant STANY the right to use any image, photograph, voice, filmed recording or likeness, recorded during these virtual meeting and conference sessions without limitation and without compensation, in its promotional materials and on its website. All such images and recordings are the property of STANY and may be used by STANY for any purpose.


$145.00 Member ticket- Member in good standing

$320.00 Member Ticket Plus 2021 STANY and STA Dues

$270.00 Non-member ticket

$320.00 Non-member ticket + new member dues for STANY and STA 2021- The BEST time to join is NOW!- To take advantage of the best price offer of the year you must fill out an application! Pay for your ticket, fill out the application and submit that without payment.

$270.00 Non member ticket + 2021 dues for new Junior members (under 30 years of age) To take advantage of the best price offer of the year you must fill out an application! Pay for your ticket, fill out the application and submit that without payment.

$0.00 SPONSOR EMPLOYEES - Must register with a 2020 Conference Sponsor firm email address. If your firm is not a sponsor your registration will be rejected and you will be ask to submit under a different category.

$175.00 Government Regulator (e.g. SEC, FINRA, CFTC)

$175.00 Buy-side Non Member- institutional money managers, hedge fund, portfolio managers only- Subject to Board Approval (email [email protected] before registering for approval)

$0.00 Student Ticket (available for full time students with an .edu email)