SIFMA Operations & Technology Society: Corporate Actions Section

The Corporate Actions Section is a Section of the SIFMA Operations and Technology Society focused on education, networking, and the sharing of best practices in the corporate actions, proxy, and settlement sectors of the financial services industry. Its membership consists primarily of operations and technology professionals from broker-dealers, banks, accounting firms, clearing firms, asset management firms, and consulting firms.

About the SIFMA Operations & Technology Society: Corporate Actions Section

The primary mission of the Section is to provide value to its membership, often through hosting educational seminars on key industry and regulatory issues. In addition, the Section provides networking opportunities, substantively engages in important industry and regulatory issues, and collaborates with SIFMA initiatives in Technology and Operations.

Meet with your colleagues in Professional Societies to share best practices, attend educational seminars and engage in peer-to-peer networking.

Board & Officers

  • Carly Byrd, President

    Deutsche Bank
  • John O'Day, Executive Vice President

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Jamila Alkaifi

    Bank of New York Mellon
  • Shital Bhatt

    Goldman Sachs & Co.
  • Kevin Carney

    Wells Fargo
  • Fred Ceraso

    Goldman Sachs & Co.
  • Wes Colbert

    Edward Jones
  • Julia Dumont

    Charles Schwab & Co.
  • Thomas Farace

    Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company
  • Kirk Flessas

    Jefferies LLC
  • Steven Gale

    Northern Trust
  • Paul Heffernan

    Bank of New York Mellon
  • Larry Hammond

    JP Morgan
  • Chad Johnsen

    TD Ameritrade
  • James T. Lee

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Michael Marciano

  • Paul Martin

    J.P. Morgan
  • Keaton Mercer

    TD Ameritrade
  • Nicole Marcheski

    Edward Jones
  • Adam Miranda

    Credit Suisse
  • Henry Napier

  • Brian Port

    State Street
  • Bob Pineda

    Scottrade Inc.
  • John Price

    Fidelity Investments
  • Cynthia Rainis

    Deutsche Bank
  • Nick Sblano

    JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Neda Sheridan

  • Kathryn Sevcik

    Wells Fargo
  • Christopher Thiebaut

    RBC Capital Services
  • Alan Wallerce

    Brown Brothers Harriman
  • Stephen Watts

    Morgan Stanley
  • Joseph Wolf

  • Patricia Casimates

  • Silvio Conte

  • Sean Cain

    Fidelity Corporate Action Solutions
  • John Faith

  • Paul Fullam

  • Kathryn Guillou

    Broadridge Financial Solutions
  • Robert Hensey

  • Brad Koehler

  • Greggory Lewis

  • Chip Pasfield

    Broadridge Financial Services
  • Tara Petta

  • Chad Richman

  • Chris Scotto

  • James Tharin

    Chicago Clearing Corporation
  • Len Belvedere

    FII / FTS
  • Lawrence Conover

    Fidelity Investments
  • Steven P. Dapcic

    Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company
  • Michael Finck

  • Kathryn Guillou

    Broadridge Financial Solutions
  • James Monahan

    Morgan Stanley


  • Larry Hammond, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • John Price, Fidelity Investments
  • Steven Watts, Morgan Stanley
  • Cynthia Rainis, Deutsche Bank
  • Christopher Thiebaut, RBC
  • James Tharin, Chicago Clearing Corporation
  • Jamila Alkaifi,, Bank of New York Mellon
  • Fred Ceraso, Goldman Sachs
  • Julia Dumont, Charles Schwab
  • Kevin Carney, Wells Fargo
  • Henry Napier, ICBC
  • Katie Sevcik, Wells Fargo
  • Paul Heffernan, Bank of New York Mellon
  • Neda Sheridan, Computershare
  • James Monahan, Morgan Stanley
  • James Monahan, Morgan Stanley


Become a Member

As a member, you will be connected with operations professionals from broker-dealers, banks, clearing firms, asset managers, accounting firms, and consulting firms. Our breadth of membership means you will be able to critically and effectively engage key issues affecting corporate actions activities in the financial services industry.

Our membership fee is $200 per individuals that work for a SIFMA member firm. Society membership is $350 for any individuals who are non SIFMA members. Membership is valid for 365 days of your enrollment.

Member benefits include:

  • Opportunities to Network with Operations Professionals Across the Securities Industry
  • Discounted Registration Rates for Educational and Networking Events
  • Opportunity to Engage on Key Issues Impacting Corporate Actions through Committee Participation
  • Newsletters Covering Current Events and Hot Topics in the Industry

If you have any questions, please contact SIFMA's Office of Professional Societies at 212.313.1290 or [email protected].