NIBA’s CTA Connection


April 18, 2023

Starts at

1:30pm CT


DePaul University Downtown Chicago Campus

DePaul University Downtown Chicago Campus
1 E. Jackson Blvd
8th Floor - Room 8005
Chicago, IL 60604

NIBA’s Inaugural CTA Connection immediately followed by networking cocktail reception

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NIBA is back in-person bringing you the “CTA Connection” at the downtown campus of DePaul University.  This unique twist on NIBA programming has been developed in collaboration with both the IB and CTA communities to further strengthen respective business development efforts and initiatives.  Join fellow industry participants to broaden your knowledge and expand your network.  This spring conference is highlighting the following:

  • Marketing Strategies for both CTAs interested in increasing AUM and IBs interested in promoting CTA programs
  • Technology offerings including execution and how to navigate multi-asset platforms
  • Action plans to tie it all together & grow business

Programming immediately followed by a networking cocktail reception

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NIBA’s CTA Connection Agenda

Onsite Registration Opens1:30pm
Opening Remarks & NIBA Welcome
John Roe, Founding Partner, BTR Trading Group
Melinda Schramm, NIBA Founder & Chairman
Marketing Alternative Investments: Creating a Strategy for your Business
Shane Stiles, President, Gate39 Media
Refreshment Break2:40pm
Navigating Multi-Broker Platforms & Execution Abilities
Pat Kenny, SVP, CQG
Seated Break3:20pm
Navigating Multi-Broker Platforms & Execution
Mark Wator, Head of Sales, Barchart
Refreshment Break3:45pm
Navigating Multi-Broker/Multi-Asset Platforms & Execution
Rob D'Arco, CEO, Rival Systems
Working Together: Putting it All into Action
Moderator: Matt Kluchenek, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP
Greg Taunt, General Partner, IASG
Max Eagye, CEO, Rhino Alternative Advisors
Closing Remarks
Michael Coglianese, CPA