Mike Nowak

Chief Financial Officer


Mike Nowak is Chief Financial Officer at OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization.

As CFO, Mr. Nowak oversees all of OCC’s Corporate Finance functions including treasury, finance, accounting and strategic sourcing, as well as facilities and vendor management.

Prior to joining OCC, Mr. Nowak was the Chief Financial Officer of ABN AMRO Clearing Chicago LLC, a registered broker-dealer and futures commission merchant that acts primarily as a clearing broker for large broker dealer proprietary trading firms and institutional clients in the U.S. and around the globe. In his role as CFO, Mr. Nowak oversaw the day-to-day management of liquidity, capital, balance sheet and regulatory reporting for the firm. He previously served as the Chief Operations Officer for ABN AMRO Clearing Chicago, overseeing all of the back-office functions of the firm.

Mr. Nowak has been involved in many committees and working groups over the years with DTC, FINRA, CME, FIA and other organizations. He was also a member of OCC’s Board of Directors.

Mr. Nowak graduated from Marquette University with a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering. He also has a master’s degree in accounting from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. Mr. Nowak has held the Series 3, 7, 24, 27 and 63 registrations and is a Registered CPA. 

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