NIBA Board Elections

The Executive Board of the NIBA has made the following recommendations for election to the Board of Directors. Due to the restructuring of Introducing Broker membership qualification, no individual ballots will distribute this year. Instead this posting acts as notice to the membership of nomination of the candidates. If no other recommendations are received by Nov. 25, 2018, the candidates below are deemed elected.

For an initial 3-year term (expiring 2020):

Mark Shore, Chief Research Officer of Shore Capital Research LLC has more than 30 years of experience in the futures markets and alternative investments. He publishes research, consults and conducts educational workshops on alternatives. Mr. Shore is an Adjunct Professor at DePaul University where he teaches the only known accredited course on managed futures. He is a contributing writer for global organizations and publications. He received his MBA from the University of Chicago and is a doctoral candidate at DePaul University.

For an additional 3-year term (expiring 2020):

Ryan Griffeth, Postrock Brokerage (IIB). Ryan has been an active member of the futures brokerage and trading industry for more than a decade.  Ryan became a member of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in 2005, starting his career as a “local” floor trader int he Live Cattle pit.  Ryan currently focuses on a number of different areas within the industry such as trading, business development, operations and compliance.  He currently serves on the NIBA Board of Directors as well as the executive committee and editor of the NIBA newsletter.  Ryan is a member of the NFA IB advisory committee and the nominating committee.  He is originally from Phoenix, AZ and received his degree from the University of Arizona.

If you have any question, please contact Mike Burke, [email protected] or Melinda Schramm, [email protected]. Results of the NIBA election, along with notice of appointed members and those board members serving their unexpired terms, will be published in NIBA’s December Newsletter.