The Security Traders Association (STA), Announces 2012 Board of Governors

NEW YORK, NY–(Jan 6, 2012) – The Security Traders Association (STA), a leading trade organization for individuals in the securities industry, today announced new members to its Board of Governors for 2012.
At the organization’s 78th Annual Market Structure Conference & Business Meeting, the following were elected to serve as Officers:

  • Chairman: Jennifer Green Setzenfand, Federated Investors Inc. | Pittsburgh, PA
  • Vice Chairman: Tom Carter, JonesTrading | Westlake Village, CA
  • Treasurer: John Daley, Stifel Nicolaus & Co | Dallas, TX
  • Secretary: Rory O’Kane, Knight Capital Group | Chicago, IL
  • Past Chairman: Joseph N. Cangemi, ConvergEx | New York, NY

Elected to the Board of Governors are:

  • Geff Gioia, Longbow Research | Independence, OH
  • Patty Kevin-Schuler, Boston Options Exchange | Chicago, IL
  • Jon Schneider, BATS Global Markets | Lenexa, KS
  • Fred Mason, JP Morgan Asset Management |New York, NY
  • Alan Marshall, Luther King Capital Management | Dallas, TX

Continuing their terms on the Board of Governors are:

  • Peggy Bowie, Manulife Asset Management |Toronto, Canada
  • Charles Padala | New York, NY
  • John Russell, Franklin Advisers | San Mateo, CA

Upon Mrs. Setzenfand’s appointment, the following individuals will also serve as Governors:

  • James A. Brigagliano, Sidley Austin, LLP | Washington, DC.
  • S. Peter Stark, Raymond James Financial | St. Petersburg, FL
  • Brad Wilson, Mizuho Securities USA| New York, NY

Uniquely positioned as the nonpartisan organization representing the multi-faceted trading community, STA is an assembly of market practitioners united to improve and grow our nation’s markets. As Chairman, Mrs. Setzenfand’s primary duty will be to oversee the Association’s actions and ensure that it continues to operate in a manner consistent with its mission statement. Together with President and CEO Jim Toes and other members of senior management, Mrs. Setzenfand will represent the views of the organization in its relationship with the political and regulatory leaders whose decisions affect the daily lives of our industry.
“‘I am pleased with the diversity represented on the 2012 STA Board of Governors,” Mrs. Setzenfand said. “Each member brings a unique and different perspective to our organization.”


About the Security Traders Association (STA)
Founded in 1934, STA is a leading trade organization for individuals in the securities industry. The STA is committed to promoting the interests of its members in the legislative, regulatory and technological processes, while fostering goodwill and high standards of integrity in accord with the founding principle, Dictum Meum Pactum — “My word is my bond.”