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Alumni in Finance Networking Event
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When: 4/23/2015
6:30 PM
Where: Saint Peter's University
School of Business - Dinneen Hall
Contact: Office of Alumni Engagement
(201) 761-6122

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Join other alumni in finance to network and meet
Bryan Harkins
Executive Vice President,Head of U.S. Markets
BATS Global Markets
as he discusses

Market Structure: How It's Changing and Where It's Going
Thursday, April 23, 2015

6:30 p.m.Cocktails, Hors d'oeuvres and Networking

7:30 p.m.Speaker/Q&A

8:00 p.m.Coffee and Networking


Saint Peter's University

School of Business -Dinneen Hall

2641 John F. Kennedy Blvd.

Jersey City, NJ

The event is complimentary but a gift of $25 or more

to The Saint Peter Fund is suggested.


Bryan Harkins is executive vice president, head of U.S. Markets at BATS Global Markets. In his role, Harkins oversees sales, product development and competitive strategy for BATS' equities and options exchanges. He also oversees the company's suite of market data and access services products.


Harkins was previously chief operating officer of Direct Edge, which was acquired by BATS in January 2014. As one of the founding employees of Direct Edge, his industry knowledge and effective leadership skills were instrumental to the company growing into one of the largest players in the U.S. equity market. He was responsible for operations, product development, sales and overseeing the day-to-day activities of the EDGX and EDGA exchanges.


Harkins is an accomplished executive who has received numerous accolades including selection to the 2014 Crain's New York Business 40 Under Forty and the 2013 NJBIZ magazine Forty Under 40. He also received the 2013 Silver Best in Biz award for Best Executive and the 2013 Business Intelligence Group award for Executive of the Year.


During his nearly 15 years in the electronic trading space, Harkins has held numerous technical, operational, product and senior sales positions at Instinet, BRUT LLC, and NASDAQ. He holds a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business.


Harkins holds Series 7, 24, 55 and 63 licenses. 


The Alumni in Finance Network, now in its fifth year, unites Saint Peter's University graduates and friends from all fields of finance.The Network provides an opportunity for individuals to participate, learn, exchange ideas and explore new professional relationships while connecting and engaging with the University.

Host Committee
Noreen D. Beaman, CPA '86, chief executive officer, Brinker Capital
Andres Cifuentes '04, vice president, fixed income & commodities, Morgan Stanley
Robert A. Cutro '75, managing director (retired), Barclays Capital
Thomas J. Jordan '63, president and CEO, Jordan & Jordan
Justin McKeon CPA '97, director, corporate audit, Pfizer Inc.
James G. Rizzo '81, managing director (retired), Dahlman, Rose & Co.
Join the Saint Peter's University Alumni in Finance group on LinkedIn.
Parking will be available in Lot No. 3 (Rec Center building) on Montgomery and Lot No. 1 (Armory Lot)
on Montgomery Street between Tuers Avenue and Jordan Avenue.

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