Mary McDonnell

From MarketsWiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search


float


Mary McDonnell
Mary McDonnell MW Photo.jpg
Occupation Founder and President
Employer McDonnell & Associates
Location Chicago

Mary McDonnell is president of McDonnell & Associates, a Chicago-area consultancy she founded in 2010. From 2012-2015, she also served as a senior consultant with Simon Compliance.[1]

In 2016 she was named a public director at the National Futures Association.[2]

Background[edit]

McDonnell has over 28 years of experience in the financial futures business. Previously she was president and CEO of Geneva Trading USA LLC. She was senior vice president of the Chicago Board of Trade when the exchange decided in 2003 to switch from the a/c/e electronic trading platform offered by Eurex, to LIFFE Connect, offered by Euronext-Liffe. McDonnell led the team evaluating the different trading platforms.[3]

She joined the Chicago Board of Trade in 1977 as an auditor. Two years later, she became the chief financial and operating officer at Griffin Trading Co. In 1996, she was offered a job as an executive vice president helping to launch the Bermuda Commodities Exchange, an early all-electronic exchange for trading catastrophic reinsurance risk.[4]

Education[edit]

McDonnell earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Marquette University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Video[edit]

McDonnell spoke at the 2015 MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity Summer Intern Education Series in Chicago.

How to Manage (and even Succeed) in the Current Regulatory Marketplace

"It's a lot harder to do something than to tell somebody else how to do something."

References[edit]

John Lothian News logo1.png

JLN News Feed

R.J. O’Brien Appoints Mark Phelps as New Managing Director, EMEA for RJO Limited UK Affiliate
First Read $54,406/$300,000 (18.1%) ++++ Fireside Chat Launches FIA Asia with Regulatory Discussion By Sarah Rudolph – John Lothian News Regulatory issues were the first order of business...

View Page

Fireside Chat Launches FIA Asia with Regulatory Discussion
Regulatory issues were the first order of business at the first panel of FIA Asia Tuesday Morning (Monday night for those of us in Chicago) as Walt Lukken held a virtual fireside chat with Sharon S...

View Page

Hemp Prices Hold Mostly Steady As Year End Approaches; Added Volatility Seen In 2022
-- Hempcrete finds a new role in as a carbon reduction agentAs the books close on the fall harvest, most midpoint hemp prices remain steady to marginally higher, according to the November 2021 PanX...

View Page

Lynn Martin
Lynn Martin has been appointed the next President of the NYSE, succeeding Stacey Cunningham, who will join the NYSE board of directors.

View Page

We visit more than 100 websites daily for financial news (Would YOU do that?). Read the John Lothian Newsletter.