Miss Merna has over 20 years experience in the global securities and financial technology industry. Prior to joining Creative Global Investments LLC, she held positions in New York as Senior Vice President of Sales with Mantara Inc., a trading technology company. Allison was also head of Sales at Advance Financial Applications, Inc. Before joining AFA, Inc., Miss Merna was Managing Director at The NASDAQ Stock Market, within NASDAQ Transaction Services where she was responsible for identifying strategic opportunities to increase market share within NASDAQ Market Center and act as regulatory and technology liaison to both buy and sell side clients. She was also responsible for US sales in NY for OM Technology, now NASDAQ OMX, the world’s largest exchange company.
Miss Merna started her career in the financial services industry with Leerink, Swann Inc. as a financial consultant, servicing retail and institutional clients in various product areas before moving to New York. In New York City, she worked within the Electronic Trading Sector and Financial Technology Industry space.