Cathy M. Mattax

Senior Vice President for Regulatory Policy and Programs|
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

Cathy M. Mattax is senior vice president, member education and training, for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). She leads FINRA’s regulatory and compliance education program for financial services professionals, providing compliance professional development and firm-wide training resources to more than 2,000 firms and 50,000 industry professionals.

Ms. Mattax previously served as Chief of Staff to FINRA’s former vice chairman. In this role, she oversaw planning and administration for FINRA’s Markets, Services and Information Division and supported the vice chairman in an advisory capacity.

Prior to joining FINRA, Ms. Mattax was a director at Fannie Mae, where she served in a number of capacities, including product oversight for Fannie Mae’s automated underwriting technology platform and Chief of Staff to Fannie Mae’s Chief Information Officer.

Ms. Mattax received her MBA from the University of Houston, and her bachelor’s degree from Yale University.



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