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What We Do

We're the leading trade organization for individual professionals in the securities industry that works to improve the ethics, business standards and working environment for its members. The Chicago affiliate (STAC) is comprised of 600+ professional trade industry members who are engaged in the buying, selling and trading of securities.

STA provides its members a voice on matters affecting the markets and trading community, with Congress, with the SEC, with regulators, with the exchanges and with other trade organizations.

The Security Traders Association of Chicago (STAC) hosts conferences that promote professional development, serve as a platform for influential leaders in the industry, as well as provide a forum for networking. STAC members receive registration fee discounts for conferences, events and continuing education courses.

With Thanks to the STAC Fund Face-Off Sponsors

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One of the biggest benefits of being a STAC Member is the interaction with my peers; not only in Chicago but across North America, and across Asset Classes. 

Daniel Koutris | Director - Wholesale Services and Sales Citi Electronic Markets

STAC is similarly an advocate for financial integrity, promoting these values at its industry-leading conferences and through various policy initiatives.

Mark Davies | CEO at S3

By joining STAC I was able to expand my network and meet so many influential people in the securities industry. I am truly impressed with the passion that goes into each and every event.

Kaitlyn DeNichols | INTL FCStone Financial Inc.


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STAC Gives Back

Over the past 10 years, the STAC Scholarship Fund has made approximately $375,000 in charitable donations and scholarship awards - all thanks to the generosity of STAC members, sponsors and friends.  STAC is accepting Student Scholarship Applications now.  All applications will be due in June 2017.  Tell your friends, family, community and local schools.

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