Mark DeRolf

Managing Director

Mark’s career in the financial markets industry spans more than 25 years; providing support and guidance to Broker-Dealers, FCMs, Introducing Brokers, Advisors and Trading firms. His experience covers financial regulatory reporting as well as operational and administrative compliance matters relating to a wide range of products.

Mark began his career as an auditor for the Chicago Board of Trade and held officer positions at Carr Futures (Newedge) and later, ABN AMRO. Prior to founding Brightwork, he was the Chief Financial and Chief Compliance Officer for an online brokerage firm and the Chief Administrative Officer for a Chicago based hedge fund. He is currently the Chief Compliance officer for an equity securities trading firm and an equity securities market-maker. Mark graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and currently holds NFA Series 3, 30 and FINRA Series 7, 24, 27 and 63 licenses.