maury myar

PROFILE Maury is a senior information technology executive with extensive applications and management background in the financial and investment sectors. With over 20 years of experience, his strengths include the ability to select and adapt systems to unique organization needs, maintain relationships with application and data vendors, and work closely with management and staff to ensure seamless operations delivery. He has completed technology turnarounds, developed compliance systems, applied technology to support trading platforms, and expanded infrastructure to support and protect growing organizations. With experience acquired sitting on firm management committees, Maury understands business priorities, the need to build strong relationships across organizations and collegially balance priorities and competing demands for IT resources. He combines hand-on expertise with an ability to manage a team to meet evolving needs. CORE COMPETENCIES Maury’s experience enables him to develop and execute strategies to address complex business problems with IT solutions. His in-depth knowledge of the financial services industry includes buy-side, sell-side, private equity operations, trading and research, SOX, disaster recovery, market data, training, hardware and software selection and implementation, and portfolio accounting. TURNAROUNDS Maury has augmented and overhauled IT infrastructure, including installation of backup systems and DR sites. At one firm, he instituted a series of changes that enabled the firm to pass its first SOX audit in three years. His role was mandated by the firm’s external auditors after its repeated failure to have working backups and other required IT policies and procedures. He spearheaded all changes from hardware and software replacements to HVAC, market data systems, and attribution reporting. As part of a firm-wide cost saving effort, he reduced fixed costs from market data and software vendors by 30%. POLICY & COMPLIANCE On one project, Maury mandated that all software code be installed, modified and tested in a development environment with strict change controls. He initiated a plan for system log management. He also implemented a DR site and BCP plan, and both employee trading and compliance systems which met with complete approval by regulators. He was the lead player in the implementation of an AML system. He set standards for information