Matt Childers

Director
Futures Compliance

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"I've been able to travel to some amazing places including London, Paris, and Sydney - with more to come!"

During Matt's time at NFA, his work has allowed him to interact with nearly every department. Matt finds there are always interesting projects to be a part of, from investigating market manipulation and analyzing investment opportunities to collaborating with NFA's predictive analytics group to use vast data sets to answer difficult questions in innovative ways. Throughout his career, NFA has offered training and support to help Matt pursue personal goals, as well as accomplish organizational goals. More recently, Matt has attended international regulatory meetings, which have allowed him to broaden his horizons and learn from NFA's international counterparts.

2012

September – Hired as a Manager, Market Regulation

2013

March – Passed Series 34 examination
May – Passed Series 3 examination
May – Received Certified Fraud Examiner designation

2014

January – Promoted to Senior Manager, Market Regulation

2015

February – Promoted to Associate Director, Market Regulation
July – Completed first investigative action on behalf of a Swap Execution Facility

2016

July – Received Certified Public Accountant designation utilizing NFA's Tuition Reimbursement Program
September – Began serving as NFA’s representative on the Market Conduct Roundtable, an international committee of governmental regulators and non-exchange entities around the world that discusses market conduct and surveillance issues

2017

July – Promoted to Director, Market Regulation
May – Began serving as NFA's representative on the Intermarket Surveillance Group, a committee of exchanges and regulators that engage in market surveillance activities

2018

January – Led NFA's committee on long range strategic planning and presented findings to NFA’s Executive Committee

2019

December – Transferred to Futures Compliance as a Director

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