President’s Letter

Dear Members and Friends,

On behalf of the officers and directors of the Mid-Atlantic Securities Traders Association, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our 81st Annual Mid-Winter Conference. Our organization is comprised of members from four different states: Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Virginia. We have come together to discuss the current issues that affect how and where we do business in our constantly and rapidly changing trading environment.

The Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Association takes great pleasure in introducing their speakers for the 81st Annual Mid-Winter Conference. Mett Kinak, Head of Global Equity Market Structure and Electronic Trading, T. Rowe Price and Ronan Ryan, Chief Strategy Officer, IEX Group, Inc. will kick off our content with their session titled, Market Structure: A Discussion with IEX. Our second presentation will be a Fireside Chat discussing Market Structure. Panelists included Daniel M. Gallagher, Jr., President of Patomak Global Partners and Former SEC Commissioner and Stephen Luparello, Director of SEC’s Division of Trading and Markets. Our educational sessions will conclude with Understanding the Cypersecurity Landscape presented by Robert Novy, Deputy Assistant Director, Office of Investigations – Cyber, U.S. Secret Service.

I want to sincerely thank our very generous sponsors for their continued support. Because of your generosity, along with the dedication of the officers and directors on my board, this event continues to be a success year after year.


John Spensieri
President, Mid-Atlantic STA