Former Chairman and CEO, The Depository Trust & Clearing Company
From 2006 to 2012, Mr. Donahue was Chief Executive Officer for The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation and for three of DTCC’s operating subsidiaries; Mr. Donahue also has served as Chairman of Omgeo LLC, DTCC’s joint venture with Thomson Reuters for institutional post-trade services. Since 1986, Mr. Donahue held positions in a variety of areas at DTCC, serving as head of the depository's Operations Division, Chief Information Officer, head of DTCC's Customer Marketing and Development Division, Chief Operating Officer for DTCC and as President and Chief Operating Officer for DTC and NSCC from 2003 to 2006.
Prior to joining the depository, Mr. Donahue worked for five years for Barr Brothers & Co., Inc., a broker/dealer specializing in municipal securities. He worked for the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, the self-regulatory organization governing the U. S. municipal securities markets, from 1977 to 1985, first as Assistant Executive Director and then as Deputy Executive Director. From 1985 to 1986 he was President of two affiliated companies that developed and marketed secondary market credit enhancements for municipal securities. Mr. Donahue also served, under an appointment by Secretary John W. Snow of the United States Department of the Treasury, as Sector Coordinator for U.S. Banking and Finance. From April 2005 to April 2006 Mr. Donahue was Chairman of the Partnership for Critical Infrastructure Security, Inc. Mr. Donahue has participated in a variety of financial services industry committees and task forces. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the United Way of New York City, and the Board of Directors of XBRL US, and is a member of The Economic Club of New York.
Mr. Donahue has a BA degree in History from Columbia University.