Jeanne M. Rosendale
Class of 2014
Jeanne M. Rosendale, is the former EVP, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Head of Human Resources for Muriel Siebert Co., Inc, (“Siebert”) an institutional and retail broker-dealer founded by the legendary Muriel F. Siebert, the first woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange. Ms. Rosendale is also the former EVP, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Siebert Financial Corp., the publicly traded and wholly-owned Parent (SIEB-NASDAQ) of Siebert.
Ms. Rosendale has over 20 years of experience on Wall Street focusing on Ms. Rosendale’s knowledge including, but not limited to, corporate governance, advising boards of publicly traded companies and serving as a board member to the private subsidiaries of two publicly traded companies and on the board and chair of the audit committee of a prestigious non-profit organization. Ms. Rosendale is an expert on the issues relating to publicly traded companies, corporate governance and on the regulatory matters pertaining to financial service firms, publicly traded companies, and highly regulated companies.
Prior to joining Siebert, Ms. Rosendale held the positions of General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for TD Securities (USA) Inc. (“TD”), and Global Chief Compliance Officer for Knight Equity Markets (“Knight”). In each such role, Ms. Rosendale acted as a key advisor to the boards of directors and audit committees at Siebert, Knight and TD on matters pertaining to corporate governance including proper disclosure in publicly filed regulatory documents, assisted the audit committees of Siebert and TD on internal investigations and whistle blower claims where each firm was exonerated. Ms. Rosendale provided oversight for Siebert, TD and Knight on strategic restructurings during two economic crises in 2001 to present date in determining business lines to grow, the inputting of stronger risk management controls and the spinning off of non-performing businesses. Ms. Rosendale’s background likewise includes senior level legal positions with Citigroup and Credit Suisse, and she began her legal career with Weil Gotshal Manges, LLP in the Firm’s corporate governance and securities litigation department.
Ms. Rosendale is an active member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, SIFMA’s, compliance and legal division group and is a member of Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals. Ms. Rosendale has received numerous customer satisfaction awards for her work at TD and Citigroup for enhancing relationships with large clients such as General Electric, Colgate-Palmolive and Microsoft.
Ms. Rosendale has sat on the Board of Directors of the non-profit organization “RedLight Children” the mission of which is to end human trafficking globally. Specifically, RedLight Children is a global human rights non-profit organization to end the demand of child slavery and exploitation. The RedLight Children’s organization received the U.S. State Department award for helping in the fight against human trafficking.
Ms. Rosendale received both her B.A. and Law Degree, with honors, from Fordham University and its School of Law, respectively. Ms. Rosendale resides in Manhattan, New York.