Patty Schuler joined BOX in February 2011 as Vice President, Business Development, Sales & Marketing. She is responsible for client relationship management as well as exchange initiatives. She has been actively involved in the Security Traders Association of Chicago for many years as adviser, director, various officer positions, as well as President of STAC for the 2011-2012 year and served at the STA National level as a governor.
Prior to joining BOX, Patty started her career on the floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange in 1986. She started working for H.A. Brandt and Associates, which were acquired by First Options of Chicago. She spent nine years working for FOC in several capacities from runner, to crowd clerk, to institutional and retail phone clerk. Patty also worked for O'Connor Shamrock as a floor manager involved in daily stock and options executions.
In 1997 she started with PAX Clearing Corporation and oversaw the daily stock and options trading floor operations on the CBOE, AMEX, PHLX, and PCX. She was instrumental in developing the firm's front-end stock and options trading platform. Patty later joined Electronic Brokerage Systems/Belzberg Technologies and helped develop the HyTS Trading Platform (an all-electronic options trading system) with EBS/Belz and the CBOE. In 2004 Patty became Director of Business Development for CBOE and CBOE Stock Exchange. She worked with the exchange staff and customers to implement the automation of tied option orders for CBOEdirect, and worked with the President of CBSX to implement strategic planning and exchange initiatives.