Stacey Cunningham

President, NYSE Group

Photograph of Stacey Cunningham Stacey Cunningham is the President of the NYSE Group which includes the New York Stock Exchange and a diverse range of equity and equity options exchanges, all wholly owned subsidiaries of Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE).  She is the 67th President and the first woman to lead the NYSE Group in its 226 year history. 
Cunningham is a respected equities industry veteran having held senior positions in global exchanges throughout her career.  Most recently, she was the NYSE Chief Operating Officer where she was responsible for NYSE’s three equity markets and two options markets.  In this capacity she led the company’s strategy for its equities, equity derivatives and exchange-traded funds businesses.  She also spearheaded the roll-out of NYSE’s state-of-the-art trading platform NYSE Pillar, one of the most ambitious technology programs ever completed by a global exchange.
Prior to serving as COO, Cunningham was President of NYSE Governance Services, a provider of governance, compliance, and education solutions for companies and their boards. Cunningham also served as Head of Sales & Relationship Management at NYSE, where she managed the sales team for U.S. cash equities and options markets. Before joining NYSE, Cunningham held several senior positions at Nasdaq.
Cunningham began her career on the NYSE trading floor where she served as a specialist.
Cunningham earned her B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University.