Mary Kay Scucci

Managing Director, Dealer Accounting/Capital, SIFMA

Mary Kay Scucci, PhD, CPA is currently Managing Director for the Securities Industry Financial Markets Association (SIFMA).

At SIFMA, Mary Kay is the accounting and finance subject matter expert and supports several regulatory policy committees, including the Regulatory Capital and Margin Committee, the Global Financial Institutions Accounting Committee, the IFRS Committee, the Asset Management Accounting Policy Committee, the Product Controllers Committee and the Treasurer’s Committee. Mary Kay also supports the Boards of SIFMA’s Financial Management Society (FMS) and the Internal Auditor Society (IAS).

Before SIFMA, Mary Kay while at Y&M Ventures, Inc. provided consulting services for financial services firms such as Morgan Stanley and The Blackstone Group. Prior to Y&M Ventures, Mary Kay was Chief Financial Officer for Bear Stearns Asset Management and Managing Director of Accounting Policy for Bear Stearns.

Mary Kay is currently on the Dean’s advisory board for William Paterson University’s Cotsakos College of Business (CCOB), and her recent board service includes chairman of the audit committee for Power Medical Interventions, a publicly-traded medical device firm (NASDAQ: PMII) and a member of the Board of Trustees for the Financial Executive Research Foundation (FERF).

Over her career, Mary Kay has held many senior financial executive roles including Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Controller, Director of Finance, and Director of Strategy Development for firms inclusive of a Fortune 50 corporation (Honeywell International), a start-up organization (Power Medical Interventions, Inc.), and an international pharmaceutical firm (Schering AG.).

Mary Kay is frequently a speaker for esteemed educational institutions and has been interviewed for articles features in The Financial Executive Magazine.

Mary Kay is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). She holds two bachelor’s degrees, a MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a PhD with dual concentrations in accounting and finance from Rutgers University, and is currently teaching at Columbia University.