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Frank Tirado

Vice President of Education for The Options Industry Council

Frank Tirado is Vice President of Education for The Options Industry Council (OIC) and a member of the Industry Services management team at OCC, the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization. Managed by OCC, OIC is the leading provider of unbiased education to promote the responsible use of exchange-listed options. In this role, he is responsible for educational initiatives for individual investors, financial advisors and institutions.

Before joining OIC, Mr. Tirado was Director of Trader Marketing at TD Ameritrade and led the marketing team responsible for the strategy, planning, and execution of integrated marketing plans for the trader segment, trading platforms, mobile trader app, derivatives, portfolio margin and Asia operations. Prior to TD Ameritrade, he was Senior Manager for Brokerage Marketing at E*TRADE Financial and led the growth strategy for trader marketing and education.

Mr. Tirado also spent seventeen years at Cboe Global Markets where he held positions in domestic and international business development, marketing, The Options Institute, and regulatory services. He has extensive experience helping investors, traders, and financial advisors understand the importance of options as an investment tool and helping firms build their options business. Mr. Tirado was also an Instructor for the Options Institute and the Options Industry Council and presented seminars in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America in English and in Spanish.

Mr. Tirado received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of New Mexico and has a Master of Science in International Business from Roosevelt University. He also completed the SIFMA Securities Industry Institute® executive education program at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

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