Matt McFarland leverages his extensive derivatives industry experience to enhance Vest’s business development, product development, capital markets and portfolio management functions.
Mr. McFarland has nearly 30 years of experience in exchange-traded derivatives. Prior to joining Vest, Mr. McFarland worked for 15 years for US options exchanges, most recently at the MIAX Exchange Group from 2021 - 2023. He also worked at Cboe Global Markets for 13 years where he held various business development roles including heading up the exchange’s FLEX options offering. In addition, Mr. McFarland opened Cboe’s first international office in London in 2016 and led the bourse’s futures exchange from 2018 - 2020. Prior to working for exchanges, Mr. McFarland spent 10 years at JP Morgan in equity derivative sales.
Mr. McFarland holds a master of business administration degree from DePaul University and a bachelor of arts degree from Marquette University.