NEW YORK, NY / PRESS RELEASE – Allison Jacobs joins Taffet Consulting as Managing Director focusing on helping clients to successfully navigate the regulatory, technology and operations initiatives that are mandated by regulators. Allison comes to Taffet Consulting with an extensive background in regulatory and compliance matters. Her experience spans the front to back office across cash and derivatives products. Her subject matter expertise includes electronic trading and client execution, operations, stock and options exchanges, clearing and settlement.
Allison’s previous roles include Vice President of Institutional Sales and Trading Divisions at Credit Suisse, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Citigroup, as well as a range of Senior Consulting roles all focused under the Capital Markets Regulatory and Compliance umbrella. While at these firms, she advised institutional and broker dealer clients on trading electronic options and equities as well as expanding the firm’s footprint in the electronic trading space.
Allison has a process-oriented approach and understands the business from her experience working in the front office, middle office and back office. “I am excited to join Taffet Consulting to help the trading community with the regulatory needs that are quickly approaching. These initiatives are important to streamlining today’s business. They will require firms to have a deep understanding of the business, and the knowledge and expertise to achieve the desired outcomes” said Jacobs.
In addition, Allison has served as a member of the SIFMA Listed Options Committee and the Options Industry Council (OIC) Roundtable. Currently Allison serves on the New York board of Women in Listed Derivatives (WILD) and is an active member of Security Traders Association of New York (STANY). Allison enjoys mentoring and helping others to grow and navigate their way around this fascinating industry.
“Taffet Consulting is a platform in which we can exponentially grow together while helping firms to meet their regulatory requirements. Allison’s trading and compliance experiences matched with the current Taffet Consulting operations and technology expertise will make us a very powerful and influential team” said President and CEO Laura Taffet.
Allison holds an MBA in Finance & Investments from City University of New York-Baruch College and a BA in Economics from the University of Michigan.
TAFFET CONSULTING is a business and technology consulting firm focused on serving the global financial community. We help clients drive business value, ensure regulatory compliance, manage operational risks and decrease operational costs.
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