Chief Risk Officer
Mark Swenarton is the Chief Risk Officer and a Managing Director for BNY Mellon | Pershing. He is a member of Pershing’s Executive Committee. Prior to his current role, Mark led Pershing’s Client Service Delivery, Prime Services and Trading Services groups in the U.S. Mark serves as a board member for Pershing India Operational Services Private Limited, Pershing Securities Australia Pty Ltd. and Pershing Advisor Solutions. Prior to joining Pershing in 1996, Mark was a vice president in Mutual Fund Operations for Smith Barney Shearson.
Mark is the co-chair of Pershing’s Strategic Risk Management Committee and is a member of Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. (FINRA) Clearing Firm Advisory Committee. He is a past chairperson of Pershing’s Technology Priorities Committee and of the FINRA Uniform Practice Code Committee. He was previously a member of the Investment Company Institute’s (ICI) Broker Dealer Advisory Committee, the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation’s (DTCC) Wealth Management Advisory Board and Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Operations and Technology Steering Committee.
Mark earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Mount Saint Mary’s University and has completed the Securities Industry Institute® program, sponsored by SIFMA, at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.