Kathleen (Kathy) McGovern


W. Brennan Carley

Kathy McGovern, Managing Director and Co-Head of Market Data at Jordan & Jordan, leads resource development for the firm and has over 20 years’ experience in managing relationships with executive clients that include leading broker dealers, exchanges, hedge funds, investment management firms and the vendors that serve the financial services industry. Kathy is responsible for strategic oversight and talent management for J&J globally.

Kathy has managed various market data projects, most recently assisting clients with a vendor of record transition, MISU audits and exchange onboarding. Additionally, Kathy is the Executive Director of J&J’s Veterans Capital Markets Career Forum (www.VCMCF.com), which serves as a training program for veterans and veterans’ spouses providing information that can assist them in determining if a career in the securities industry is a good choice and further helping them launch their careers by counseling and interview preparation.

Kathy serves on the FISD’s Executive Committee, EPIC School’s Foundation Board and is a member of the Financial Information Forum. Kathy holds a BA degree from La Salle University.