2023 Recipient Dictum Meum Pactum Award: Bryan Harkins

STA is pleased to announce Bryan Harkins as the 2023 Dictum Meum Pactum (DMP) Award Recipient. An example of service to our industry and the greater community, many have seen firsthand the impact of Bryan’s tremendous leadership in his support of both affiliate and national STA initiatives.

The Dictum Meum Pactum Award recognizes those individuals who have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the betterment of the financial services industry and have exhibited acts of integrity at the highest level, consistent with the ideal STA has supported since its inception: Dictum Meum Pactum (“My Word Is My Bond”).

The presentation ceremony will take place during STA’s October 11-13 Market Structure Conference

Bryan has held a number of leading roles over the past two decades, most recently Chief Revenue Officer at Trumid, overseeing customer acquisition and market strategies for the firm.

Bryan previously served as President of BIDS Trading and Executive Vice President, Head of Markets for Cboe Global Markets, joining the firm in 2017 as part of the Bats Global Markets acquisition. At Bats, he led the competitive strategy of the equities business and grew the ETF listings business. He also tripled U.S. options market share and guided the Bats FX business’ rapid growth. Bryan joined Bats in 2014 when it acquired Direct Edge Holdings, where he was a founding employee and Chief Operating Officer.

Bryan also co-founded the annual Wall Street Rides FAR cycling event with his wife, fellow industry professional Melissa Harkins. The Ride supports the Autism Science Foundation (ASF), where Bryan sits on the Board of Directors to fund innovative autism research. Bryan’s charitable work, particularly with The Ride, has brought together both colleagues and competitors from around the globe in an industry-wide effort to support a noble cause.

Read more in the full announcement here.