David V. LaValle

US Head of SPDR ETF Capital Markets , State Street Global Advisors

Photograph of David V. LaValle Dave is the US Head of SPDR ETF Capital Markets at State Street Global Advisors. He and his team are focused on educating investors, promoting SPDR ETF liquidity and enhancing the SPDR client experience.  In this role, Dave is responsible for sales and client relationships with SPDR ETF participants in the U.S., including institutional and intermediary buy-side clients, as well as authorized participants, electronic market makers, broker dealers, proprietary trading desks, Stock Exchanges and Alternative Trading Systems on the sell-side.
Prior to joining SSGA, Dave was the head of NASDAQ’s Exchange Traded Product Marketplace where he was responsible for the strategy and business development of the ETP business.  Dave primarily focused on market structure innovation, liquidity programming, and relationship management with market makers, order flow providers, and issuers. Prior to NASDAQ, Dave was a Managing Partner at Kellogg Group where he managed equity trading desks on the American Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange. 
Dave earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University, served on the Security Traders Association of New York (STANY) Board and holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 55 and 63 licenses.