Kurt Eckert is a Partner and Head of Market Structure at Wolverine Trading. Wolverine Trading is comprised of a number of diversified financial institutions specializing in proprietary trading, asset management, order execution services, and technology solutions.
In his role at Wolverine Trading, Mr. Eckert builds execution algorithms that incorporate the latest market structure dynamics. He started his career at Wolverine Trading by trading equity options.
Mr. Eckert has served on the boards of several options exchanges, including MIAX Options Exchange, Bats Options Advisory Board, NYSE ARCA Options, CBOE Advisory Board, and BOX Options Exchange. Additionally, Mr. Eckert has been a Director of online broker dealers TradeMonster and OptionsHouse and acts as an advisor to STRATiFi (an investment advisor specializing in options overlays to manage volatility exposure.)
Mr. Eckert graduated from Indiana University Kelley School of Business with degrees in Finance and Computer Information Systems.
Mr. Eckert is a Member Director on OCC's Board of Directors and serves on the Audit Committee.