Todd T. Diganci
Todd Diganci is Executive Vice President—Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer. In this capacity, he is responsible for providing financial and administrative leadership for the organization. Specifically, he provides direction and oversight on all accounting, tax, treasury, financial, human resources and administrative areas including real estate, purchasing, meetings/travel and insurable risk management. In addition, he oversees the organization’s strategic plan and enterprise risk management programs, Registration and Disclosure department, investment portfolio, investment consultants and managers. Mr. Diganci also serves as the liaison for the Management Compensation, Finance & Operations, and Investment committees of the FINRA Board and secondarily supports the Audit Committee.
Since joining FINRA in 1995, Mr. Diganci has played a critical role in transforming and shaping the organization where it stands today. He has led several key transactions from a financial and human resource perspective, including the unprecedented private placement of The NASDAQ Stock Market, which raised over $1.6 billion in proceeds; and the consolidation of NASD and the member regulation, enforcement and arbitration functions of NYSE Regulation to create FINRA in 2007. He also co-led negotiations with NYSE-Euronext for FINRA to perform full market regulation services for the exchange. Most recently, Mr. Diganci oversaw the creation of the Regulatory Services Agreement with the CBOE.
Mr. Diganci started his career with Marriott International. During his 10 years at Marriott, Mr. Diganci oversaw 150 operations worldwide, generating revenues in excess of $1 billion. He also played an essential role in 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 an MBA from Drake University. Mr. Diganci is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University's Business School. He currently serves on the Board of the SIFMA Investor Education Foundation.