Salvatore Chiarelli

Executive Vice President, Head of Conferences and Events, SIFMA

Mr. Chiarelli is Executive Vice President, Head of Conferences and Events at SIFMA. He brings an extensive background in building brand experiences through meetings and event management, sales, sponsorships, and marketing. Additionally, he is responsible for SIFMA’s Societies functions.

Prior to joining SIFMA, Mr. Chiarelli served as Conference Director for The Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS), managing and leading educational development efforts of the organization’s events division and user pay offerings, which included a 12,000+ citywide conference and convention for risk management and commercial insurance professionals.

Before joining RIMS, Mr. Chiarelli was a Program Event Manager for Microsoft’s US-NY Region, overseeing the production and launch of the Office XP, Windows XP, Xbox and Pocket PC worldwide launch events.

Prior to positions in the conference and convention industry, Mr. Chiarelli was Vice President, Commercial Lending in middle market banking divisions at Chemical Bank, NatWest and Fleet Bank.

Mr. Chiarelli holds a BS in Banking and Money Management from Adelphi University and is a successful graduate of Chemical Bank’s Credit Management Training Program. He serves on the board of the New York Society of Association Executives (NYSAE) and the advisory board of Marriott Hotels & Resorts.