As a managing director at NYSE Amex Options, Bill Ryan is responsible for business development and managing client relationships. He began his career in options with EF Hutton in 1982. Prior to joining the NYSE, he worked at SG Cowen where he held Series 4, 7, 24, and 63 licenses and served as the firm's senior registered options principal with retail option trading and strategy as his primary responsibilities. Mr. Ryan has served on various option industry committees including advisory and business conduct committees at various option exchanges. In addition to his work at the NYSE, he also serves as the NYSE Amex representative on the OIC roundtable and as an instructor for the Options Industry Council, conducting option seminars across the country and around the world for all segments of the investing community including legislators, registered representatives, and public investors.