Laura V. Morrison is Senior Vice President of Global Index and Exchange Traded Products for NYSE. In this capacity, Laura is responsible for driving the expansion of trading and listing services for Exchange Traded Products (ETP) in the United States. Laura and her team maintain relationships with current and prospective exchange traded fund (ETF) issuers to drive the expansion of our NYSE Arca listing and trading platform alongside our Index development and calculation services offered in the US. Taking a consultative approach in working with clients, Laura educates issuers and traders on the innovative market structure and technology that NYSE Euronext offers to investors within it its various listing platforms, including oversight of the Lead Market Maker program
Prior to her current position, Laura managed the relationships with NYSE member firms and the NYSE Arca trading community to promote NYSE initiatives, products and services. She kept the client base informed of pertinent industry related issues as we evolved our platforms to become Reg NMS compliant. Prior to working with order flow providers, Laura was a managing director in the NYSE's Global Corporate Client Group overseeing relationships with listed companies headquartered in the US. Laura joined the NYSE in 1995 after working for two years in various capacities on the trading floor for CMJ Partners LLC, a NYSE Designated Market Maker (now Barclays Capital). Preceding her move to New York in 1993, Laura worked for five years at Barnett Banks, Inc. (now Bank of America Merrill Lynch) in South Florida as a commercial branch manager.
Laura serves on the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) foundation board and resides downtown Manhattan with her husband and two daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys driving performance vehicles, boating and running 10Ks.