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Director of Trader Education
Scott Connor became a member of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) in 1982. He traded for 16 years primarily as an independent market maker in an index options pit (OEX), employing advanced strategies while managing portfolio risk. In 1998, Mr. Connor made markets both on the CBOE floor and remotely while helping develop an electronic proprietary trading system for an index options trading group based in Chicago. In 2005, he made option markets in about 45 stocks on the CBOE for the hedge fund Citadel Investment Group. In 2007, Mr. Connor left the CBOE to join the team at thinkorswim as senior licensed instructor helping TD Ameritrade clients become better traders and investors in workshops live and online. He holds US industry licenses in Series 3, Series 4, Series 7, and Series 66.