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Chris Feeney

Christopher F. Feeney

Chris Feeney is the incoming President of BITS, the technology division of the Financial Services Roundtable, where he will work with the nation’s largest financial institutions and policymakers in promoting safety and soundness in cybersecurity, fraud and working with firms on emerging technology’s in the financial industry. Feeney has over 30 years of experience in executive management, technology, business/sales management and operating roles at software companies, broker dealers and investment management firms.


Prior to joining BITS, Feeney was the President of Feeney Consulting LLC, a strategic advisory firm, consulting on behalf of boards, CEOs and leadership teams. Chris has served as managing director and CIO at LPL Financial, the fourth-largest wealth management firm in the U.S., where he was a member of the management committee. He and his team developed a technology strategy/platform to drive growth and support acquisition integration, a platform re-architecture, the firms IPO, along with extensive technology and operating improvements. Prior to LPL Chris was global managing director and wealth management segment head, at Thomson Financial, Chief Executive of Telerate, Inc., a fixed income pricing service, and President/Chief Operating Officer of Multex, Inc., a technology leader in research and financial information services. In each role he was responsible for setting strategic direction, driving top line growth and improving operating capabilities and financial performance. Chris has also been a managing director and regional CIO at Bank of America Securities and vice president at ADP Brokerage (now Broadridge Financial). Chris is currently a Board Advisor to Advizr, Inc. and Quovo, Inc., both innovators in financial services technology.

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Nancy Guglielmo

Nancy Guglielmo

Vice President

Nancy.Guglielmo@FSRoundtable.org


Nancy Guglielmo is the Vice President of the BITS Fraud Reduction Program, defining, managing and implementing member –identified projects, including developing best practices, successful strategies, guidelines, white papers and advisories. Nancy is focused on identifying trends and examining risks associated with current and evolving fraud trends through information sharing forums and collaboration with law enforcement agencies, federal regulators and technology service providers. Previously, Nancy served in a variety of roles at HSBC including management positions in Fraud Policy, Fraud Strategy, and Privacy and Security. In addition, Nancy worked at Household Credit Services, the Department of the Navy and at AT&T focusing on Information Security, Business Analysis and Network and System Administration. Nancy has an MBA in Finance from Golden Gate University and BS in Mathematics from Moravian College.

 

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Andrew Kennedy

Andrew Kennedy

Senior Program Manager

Andrew.Kennedy@FSRoundtable.org

Andrew Kennedy joined BITS in 2008 and is currently Senoir Program Manager for BITS' Security initiative. He previously also was project manager for the BITS Vendor Management Program. He interned at BITS in 2006 while earning his degree from Cal State East Bay. Previously, Andrew worked as an IT professional and Security consultant with over a decade of experience working in the biotech and software industry in California.

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Josh Magri

Josh Magri

Regulatory Counsel for Technology and Operations Policy

Josh.Magri@FSRoundtable.org

Josh Magri is Regulatory Counsel for Technology and Operations Policy at the Financial Services Roundtable/BITS. In this role, Magri oversees regulatory, advocacy, and policy efforts on issues related to cybersecurity, data security and privacy, and Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering. Prior to joining FSR, Magri was the Associate Vice President at the Internet Security Alliance, a multi-sector cybersecurity trade association, where he helped develop cybersecurity policy that was largely incorporated into Presidential Executive Order 13636 – Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. Before moving to the Washington area, Magri was a prosecutor in the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office. Tenured in both the Appeals and Rackets Bureaus, he handled felony and misdemeanor investigations, prosecutions, and appeals. Magri graduated Boston College with a B.A. in Economics and earned a J.D. from Boston College Law School. Following law school, he clerked for the Honorable Fernande Duffly at the Massachusetts Appeals Court. A Boston native, Magri and his wife have made suburban Washington, D.C. their home.

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Denise Miller

Denise Miller

Executive & Communications Assistant

Denise.Miller@FSRoundtable.org


Denise Miller joined the Financial Services Roundtable’s BITS in July 2012 as BITS Executive and Communications Assistant. She administrates several BITS projects and provides end-to-end support for the communications/member relations team. Miller also supports FSR President and CEO Governor Tim Pawlenty. Miller brings years of experience in the non-profit and association world. She comes to BITS from the International Sign Association where she worked in several different roles, most recently managing the education programs. Prior to moving to the D.C. metro area Miller worked for the Seminole County Public School system in central Florida as an Executive Assistant with the Community Involvement Department.

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Jim Pitts

Jim Pitts

Senior Project Manager

Jim.Pitts@FSRoundtable.org

Jim Pitts is a Senior Project Manager at BITS. He came to BITS in March 2010 to manage technology centric projects, special interest groups, and other initiatives. His current focus is Mobile Financial Servcies and Vendor Management issues. Previously, he worked with the Financial Services Technology Consortium (FSTC) for several years as the managing executive of the Payments Standing Committee. Jim was with EDS for 25 years working in multiple executive operations positions within their financial and insurance group, and finally as division president of U.S payment services. He is also the author and producer of the 'Surfing Payment Channels' book series focused on emerging payments technology along with associated security and fraud issues. Jim is a native of Dallas, Texas, where he earned a BBA from Southern Methodist University with emphasis in Management Science and Organizational Behavior.

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Roxane Schneider

Roxane Schneider

Director

Roxane.Schneider@FSRoundtable.org

Roxane Schneider is Director for the BITS Fraud Reduction Program. She facilitates direct communication with BITS members and industry partners to identify fraud trends, emerging threats and areas where BITS program initiatives should be focused including coordinating meetings, projects and deliverables. Roxane joined BITS in December 2010 as an administrative assistant to senior staff and the Project Management Office Special Interest Groups. She came to BITS as an intern in 2010 after graduating from the University of Central Florida with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Mass Communication. Roxane is currently pursuing a Master of Science (MS) degree in Economic Crime Management.

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Craig Schwartz

Craig Schwartz

Managing Director, fTLD Registry Services, LLC

craig@ftld.com

Craig Schwartz is Managing Director of fTLD Registry Services, LLC (fTLD), a joint effort with The Financial Services Roundtable and the American Bankers Association to operate global top level domains (gTLD) to serve the financial services and other communities that would benefit from gTLDs. He joined BITS in 2011 as General Manager for Registry Programs to lead the organization's strategic response to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers' (ICANN) gTLD program. Previously, Craig served as Chief gTLD Registry Liaison at ICANN, where he was the primary point of contact for registry business partners. Prior to ICANN, Craig was with Widmeyer Communications, a DC-based public relations and strategic communications firm, for nearly a decade and most recently as Vice President, Operations. Craig earned his B.S. in Finance from the University of Maryland.

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