Dash Financial Technologies, a trading technology provider for institutional entities, announced this Wednesday that it has named Scott Patrick as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
In this new role, Patrick will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dash Financial, Peter Maragos. According to the statement released today, as the CFO, Patrick will be responsible for leading the financial operations and strategic planning for the trading technology provider.
Scott Patrick brings more than 25 years of experience to Dash Financial
Patrick brings more than two and a half decades worth of experience in financial services and technology to his role as CFO. During his career, he has held a variety of roles such as investment banker, equity research analyst, and strategic communications advisor.
Commenting on the new appointment, the CEO of Dash said: “We are very excited to welcome Scott to the Dash family. He brings incredibly deep experience from across the capital markets and a strong background in fostering a culture of operational and financial excellence.
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“I know I speak for our board and entire leadership team when I say that we look forward to working hand-in-hand with him as we execute on the shared vision we have for our firm.”
Patrick started his career at Morgan Stanley in 1993, joining as an analyst in mergers, acquisitions, and restructuring. He went on to spend more than 12 years with the multinational bank, eventually making his way up to Vice President of Equity Research.
From here, he moved onto Evercore Partners Inc, where he was also employed for a decade. His final role at the company was a Managing Director and Head of Payments Investment Banking.
Most recently, Patrick was at Brunswick Group, an advisory firm. Here he served as a Partner, specializing in mergers and acquisitions transactions, initial public offerings (IPOs) and investor relations matters.
“Dash is incredibly well positioned to benefit from a number of strong secular trends in the institutional trading space. Its innovative suite of award-winning products and services drive demonstrable value for clients, addressing the growing demands and challenges they face as they navigate ever-increasing market complexity and regulatory demands. The opportunities that lie ahead for Dash have never been greater,” added Patrick.