Todd has an enormous breadth of experience gained from nearly 25 years on both the buy-side and sell-side at large and small firms dealing with both institutional and retail clients. At Thomson Reuters, he has authored or contributed to numerous articles, webinars, and e-learning courses. He also frequently speaks or presents at industry conferences, events, and seminars on a myriad of financial regulatory topics.
Todd began his career as a researcher and editor of numerous financial newsletters before becoming a trader and investment professional on Wall Street. Throughout his career, he held key positions in trading, operations, accounting, audit, and compliance for broker-dealers, asset managers, private equity, and hedge funds.
Todd has passed numerous NASD/FINRA ‘Series’ exams. He has also managed or participated in various inquiries, audits, or exams by regulators including the SEC, FINRA, CFTC, DOL, and major exchanges.
Most recently, before joining Thomson Reuters, Todd served as a Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Operating Officer at a Registered Investment Adviser/Hedge Fund for nearly a decade.
Todd graduated with a B.S. in political science and history from the University of South Dakota, where he was a member of the varsity football team.