Finadium, the specialist consultancy in securities finance, collateral and asset servicing, announced today that Rick Stinchfield has been named Head of Technology and US Brokerage Consulting. Rick joined Finadium in 2014 as a senior consultant, following 25 years in senior operations, technology, product development, and client service roles at SunGard (now FIS).
“Rick has been a great asset to Finadium over the last two years, in particular consulting to brokerage and technology firms in securities finance. His expertise in the mechanics of securities finance and securities processing is built on decades of practical experience. I am pleased to announce this promotion and formal recognition of his success,” said Josh Galper, Managing Principal of Finadium. Rick has also authored several well-received Finadium research reports, including “Banks on Securities Finance Technology” and “Can the Blockchain Work for Securities Finance, OTC Derivatives and Other Collateralized Transactions?” He writes regularly for Finadium’s Securities Finance Monitor magazine and speaks at industry events.
Rick Stinchfield commented, “I am pleased to work with Finadium and support the brokerage and technology communities in securities finance, collateral management, operations and technology. Especially in these changing times, the work we do is rewarding in its complexity and the problems we can solve for clients. As sell-side and technology firms work to take advantage of new regulations, liquidity patterns and buy-side needs, Finadium continues to be a trusted partner in helping clients develop and implement meaningful strategies for moving forward.”
Finadium is a leading research and consulting firm in securities finance, collateral and asset servicing. Finadium research reports feature detailed primary surveys, regulatory analyses and product reviews. Its daily Securities Finance Monitor magazine offers news, updates and market opinion. Finadium’s work is read by thousands of professionals worldwide across banks, asset managers, pensions, hedge funds, regulators, exchanges, CCPs, CSDs and technology firms. Finadium consulting provides product development, marketing, strategy and vendor search/analysis services.