Todd T. Diganci
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Todd Diganci is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for FINRA. He directly supports several Board committees, including Management Compensation, Finance & Operations, Investment and Audit. Mr. Diganci is responsible for providing direction and oversight on all financial matters for the organization, including strategic, operational, technology, treasury and financial reporting. He is also responsible for the management of the organization’s investment portfolio including investment consultants and managers. Mr. Diganci also oversees FINRA’s Human Resources and Corporate Services areas, which include Corporate Real Estate, Corporate Purchasing, Meetings and Conferences and Risk Management departments.
Since joining FINRA in 1995, Mr. Diganci has led several key transactions, including the unprecedented private placement of The NASDAQ Stock Market, which raised over $1.6 billion in proceeds; the creation of international joint ventures that promoted the trading of equities and ETFs abroad; the divesture of the American Stock Exchange; and the consolidation of NASD and the member regulation, enforcement and arbitration functions of NYSE Regulation to create FINRA in 2007. Most recently, he co-led negotiations with NYSE-Euronext for FINRA to perform full market regulation services for the exchange.
Mr. Diganci started his career with Marriott International. During his 10 years at Marriott, Mr. Diganci took on increasing levels of responsibility, ultimately serving as Corporate Controller for the Host-Marriott operating group. In this role, Mr. Diganci oversaw 150 operations worldwide, generating revenues in excess of $1 billion, and related corporate development work including acquisitions, contract extensions and divestures. Mr. Diganci also played a central role in spinning-off Host-Marriott from Marriott International into a successful public offering in 1993.
Mr. Diganci received his bachelor's degree in Accounting & Computer Information Systems and a master's degree in Finance from Drake University in 1982 and 1984, respectively. Mr. Diganci is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University's Business School.