PRESS RELEASE: 2019 Officers Release

Women in Listed Derivatives Announces 2019 Officers and Committee Chairs 

CHICAGO (January 22, 2019)
 – Women in Listed Derivatives (WILD), an organization which promotes career advancement and professional relationship-building among women in the OTC & Listed Derivatives Industry, today announced its 2019 officers and committee chairs.

Cathey Curley, Lead Business Analyst at Nuveen Investments, will serve as President; Katie Cleland, Global Head of Data, Analytics, and Client Reporting IT at Societe Generale will serve as Vice President; Mary Mapes, Manager of Global Operations at CME will serve as Treasurer; and Denise Knabjian, First Vice President of Process Innovation at OCC will serve as Secretary.

WILD 2019 Committee Chairs:

Membership: Liz Cook, Board Member at CME; Diane Saucier, Senior Solutions Marketing Manager, Financial Services at Hitachi Ventura; Mary Savoie, Executive Director of the Options Industry Council; and Leslie Sutphen, President at Financial Markets Consulting LLC

Marketing: Caroline Gillard, Digital Content Strategist at Wunderman; Ellen Greene, Executive Director at SIFMA; and Diane Saucier

Mentorship: Mary Mapes

Events: Simta Gupta, Commodity Risk Manager at BP, and Denise Knabjian

New York Steering Committee: Ellen Greene and Erin Preston, Chief Compliance Officer and Associate General Counsel at Dash Financial

Sponsorship: Erin Preston, Ellen Greene, and Leslie Sutphen

Technology: Katie Cleland and Cathey Curley

International/Interbranch: Katie Cleland and Leslie Sutphen

“We’re excited to announce our 2019 officers and committee appointments, and look forward to celebrating WILD’s 10th anniversary this year,” said Cathey Curley, President of WILD. “We want to thank our WILD members and the industry for their continued support.”

In December, WILD announced its 2019 North American Board of Directors. The board will oversee events, membership, mentorship programs and charitable activities as well as look for new ways to promote the advancement of women in the industry. Board members serve two-year terms on a staggered basis.

WILD began informally in 2009 and first established its board in 2012. As a non-profit, WILD promotes career advancement and professional relationship-building among women in the OTC & Listed Derivatives Industry through social and educational events and whose mission it is to highlight and learn from industry role models, encourage career development and support the advancement of women in OTC & Listed Derivatives. More information can be found at

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