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Meet the Management Team


Steven R. Rothbloom

President and CEO
Computershare US


Steve Rothbloom is President and CEO of Computershare's US business and is a member of Computershare's global Senior Executive Management group.

Steve is responsible for growing Computershare's US business lines, including transfer agency and corporate action services, corporate and mutual funds proxy services, employee equity plan administration services and software, communication services and solutions, bankruptcy and class action settlement administration, and others.

Steve has spearheaded more than 25 acquisitions as part of Computershare's growth strategy in the US, including EquiServe, Georgeson Shareholder Services, Transcentive and Alamo Direct Mail Services, and the employee stock purchase plan division of Merrill Lynch.

Prior to his appointment as president and CEO of the US, Steve was president of Computershare Investor Services North America with direct responsibility for the registry and stock transfer business across Computershare's US and Canada offices as well as employee plan, analytics and document services businesses.

Steve was part of the Executive Team that led the Harris Bank acquisition in 2000. He joined Harris in 1986 and after a series of senior appointments, became Executive Vice President in 1998. Steve has more than 30 years of experience in the securities industry. He is a member of the Corporate Transfer Association, the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, and the Securities Transfer Association, and was a past member of the executive committee and the board. He holds a BA from Queens College, New York, and an MBA in Financial Management (with distinction) from Pace University in New York.

Steve also serves on the advisory board of directors for the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago.
Steve Rothbloom



Kevin Brennan

President, Plan Managers
Computershare US


Kevin is president of Computershare's plans business, which includes employee stock purchase plans, stock option administration and restricted stock services. Kevin's role includes driving client retention initiatives, the strategic development of new business and cross-product initiatives. Kevin joined Computershare upon completion of the company's acquisition of the BNY Mellon Shareowner Services business on December 30, 2011.

Prior to joining Computershare, Kevin was responsible for all business development, marketing and communication at BNY Mellon Shareowner Services. Kevin previously held management roles with Mellon Bank and E.F. Hutton. His experience spans more than 30 years in a variety of areas including securities servicing and processing, brokerage operations, investor relations and call center management.

Kevin's professional affiliations include the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, where he serves on the Securities Law Committee. He also is an active participant in The National Investor Relations Institute, The National Association of Stock Plan Professionals and had been a Board member of the Securities Transfer Association ("STA"), until December 30, 2011. Kevin has been a frequent speaker at various industry forums over the past few years.

Kevin has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Manhattan College in New York. Kevin volunteers for the Bergen County Homeless Shelter and Feed the Poor, and is a former board member of One to World, an educational non-profit organization in New York City.

Kevin Brennan



Bryan Butvick

President, KCC

As President, Bryan drives strategic planning and key growth initiatives for KCC, a market leader in claims administration support services. Bryan's leadership style builds upon the company's responsive services approach, industry expertise and innovative technologies. He is committed to fostering client satisfaction through long-term and trust-based relationships; an approach that he has cultivated over his 18-year career in the financial and securities industries.

In addition to his role as KCC's President, Bryan is the executive sponsor for Specialized Loan Servicing (SLS) - a mortgage servicing provider acquired by Computershare. As such he guides growth strategies and represents SLS to the Computershare US Executive Leadership Team of which he is a member, and the Computershare Board of Directors.

Prior to his roles at KCC and SLS, Bryan served a role solely as the Executive Vice President of Computershare's M&A Strategy group. Still leading this effort, Bryan continues to grow Computershare's US-based business units through strategic acquisitions and partnerships. Over the years, he held several business development and leadership positions, responsible for financial and operational performance for various business units.

Bryan earned a bachelor's degree in International Relations from the University of Delaware.

Bryan Butvick



Paul Conn

President, Computershare Global Capital Markets

Paul Conn has more than 30 years experience in financial markets worldwide and is currently based in Computershare's New York office and a member of Computershare's US executive team. He is actively involved in the development of strategic initiatives across the range of Computershare's business.

Prior to joining Computershare Paul spent over 18 years working for both the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) in a number of senior positions. These ranged from operations (trading and settlement), business development (new products, services and systems), legal and regulation, to business policy and strategy.

As the president of the Global Capital Markets Group, Paul is a member of Computershare's global senior executive team, and oversees the product strategy development and services such as global registry, cross-border trading and settlement services within the Computershare group.
Paul Conn



Nancy Greer

Executive Vice President, Human Resources
Computershare North America

Nancy Greer is Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Computershare, North America. She has responsibility for human resources for Computershare's business lines that are located throughout the United States and Canada.

Previously, Nancy was Vice President of Human Resources, Merrill Corporation, Investment Company Services. She joined Merrill Corporation in 1998 as a Senior Regional Human Resources Manager, and became Vice President of Human Resources, Investment Company Services in 1999. She has over 20 years of experience in Human Resources, of which 13 years were within the hospitality industry with Marriott Hotels and Resorts, Renaissance International Hotels, Hawaiian Waikiki Beach Hotel and Hyatt Hotels Corporation.

Nancy serves on the Education Advocacy Committee for the Society of Human Resource Professionals. Additionally, she is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management Association, Illinois Employer's Counsel, and is a certified facilitator for Achieve Global, a leading provider of performance improvement consulting and training services. Nancy is very active with the Project Literacy US program.

Her educational credentials include a BA from University of South Florida, Tampa.
Nancy Greer



Mark Hartzell

Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Computershare US


Mark Hartzell is Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Computershare and Georgeson in the United States. As a member of the US executive management team, he is charged with bringing Computershare's premiere services and the most appropriate solutions to a wide and diverse group of clients.

Mark came to Computershare in 2010 from JP Morgan, where he was head of the global sales and client management organization for the clearance and collateral management division. During his tenure, Mark was responsible for setting sales and client strategy as well as overseeing the execution on that strategy. To help JP Morgan meet its goals, Mark established consistent metrics, pipeline management, talent management, training and forecasting tools. Prior to JP Morgan, Mark was with both Citibank and US Bancorp as a senior business and sales leader.

Mark earned a bachelor's degree in government and economics from Beloit College and has completed Rogen Sales Leadership and Six Sigma training. Mark sits on the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Institute of Technology's College of Science and Liberal Arts.
Mark Hartzell



William Jackson

President, Computershare Fund Services
CEO, Georgeson


Prior to being appointed CEO of Georgeson in July 2012, Bill had more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, working in various management capacities at BFDS, Bank of Boston, Mellon, PFPC Mutual Fund Services and Alamo Direct. He has developed and led proxy service organizations since 1990, including as president of Computershare Fund Services (CFS) since 2004. Under his leadership, CFS became the No. 1 proxy solicitation service provider to the mutual fund industry and executed the two largest proxy solicitation efforts in mutual fund history.
Bill Jackson



Frank Madonna

Executive Vice President, Operations
Computershare US


Frank is responsible for ensuring that we consistently deliver high-quality service to our clients, their shareowners and employee stock plan participants. Frank held a similar role for BNY Mellon Shareowner Services prior to the acquisition by Computershare in December 2011. He also played a major role in the migration of Shareowner Services clients to Computershare's systems and platforms.

Previously, Frank led operations for Mellon Investor Services (MIS). He also has more than two decades of successful customer care and BPO expertise. Before heading up MIS operations, Frank managed the MIS Investor Care Network, which included multiple call center operations, e-service delivery, and shareholder relations. He also served as operational vice president for D.F. King, where he managed operations with more than 1,500 employees. Frank also served as director of telemarketing for Scholastic Publishing.

Frank graduated from Saint Thomas Aquinas College with a bachelor's degree in marketing and a minor in management. His professional affiliations include the Direct Marketing Association, J.D. Power & Associates CC Champion, APQC and the Incoming Call Management Institute.
Frank Madonna



Jay McHale

President, Equity Services
Computershare US


Jay McHale is President of Equity Services, the largest of Computershare's businesses in the United States. As a member of the US leadership management team, he is charged with building upon Computershare's excellence in the transfer agent and equity compensation industry. To date, he has introduced a number of innovative service offerings amid a challenging regulatory and financial environment and continues to position the business as the premier service provider in the marketplace.

Throughout his 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, Jay has presided over numerous complex business integration projects including significant acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations. Prior to joining Computershare in August 2007, Jay was the Chief Operations Officer for Harris Investment Management, a $17 billion multi-strategy investment management firm, where, in addition to ongoing operations, he was responsible for portfolio accounting, trade processing and systems. Jay's roles also included direct management of the shareholder services and trust divisions at Bank of Montreal/Harris.

Jay earned a BS in Finance from DePaul University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago. He serves on the board of Action for Healthy Kids, a national not-for-profit and volunteer network fighting childhood obesity and undernourishment, as well as on the advisory board of directors for the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago.
Jay McHale



Bernie O'Connor

President, Communication Services
Computershare US


As President of Computershare Communication Services, Bernie O'Connor is responsible for print and mail operations in the United States. Bernie began his career at what was then Chase Manhattan Bank and spent eight years in the security check printing business. From 1991 to 2004, Bernie was with DST Output, a leading provider of communication solutions to brokerage, banking, mutual fund, insurance and health care firms. He was instrumental in driving the company from its $10 million early stage operation to a $500 million market leadership position, while advancing to Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Bernie holds a BA in Business Administration from St. Bonaventure University.
Bernie O'Connor



Joe Spadaford

Chief Operations Strategy Officer &
President, Georgeson Securities Corporation
Computershare US


Joe has 40 years experience in the financial services industry, primarily running large operating departments and businesses. Before his current responsibilities he was the firm's Chief Operating Officer of their Equity Services business.

He joined Computershare in July 2007 from AXA Equitable where he led several strategic process improvement initiatives and became the firm's first Certified Master Black Belt in Six Sigma. Prior to joining AXA, Joe was President of First Chicago Trust where he led the shareholder servicing group for many years, building it into a service leader among large transfer agents.

Additionally, Joe was Senior Vice President of commercial loan operations at First Chicago—where he drove transformational changes in service delivery. He was previously a senior manager at Citibank, leading Eurocurrency and Citicorp Funding operations.

Joe is a CPA and has broad expertise in risk management and operational controls. He is also a licensed Securities Principal and Registered Representative.

He holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Dayton and an MBA from Adelphi University in Banking and Financial Markets. He served as President of the University of Dayton's National Alumni Association (NAA), and also is a member of the University's Board of Trustees.

Joe and his wife Jennifer have five children and three grandchildren. They reside in Yardley, PA.
Joe Spadaford



Sharon Sritong

Chief Financial Officer
Computershare US


Sharon Sritong is Chief Financial Officer of Computershare USA, with responsibility for the Finance, Human Resources and Legal groups across the region.

Before joining Computershare, Sharon worked for Arthur Andersen and in a variety of industries with a focus on accounting, strategy, and tax. Sharon holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degree. She is a qualified chartered accountant and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Sharon joined Computershare in Australia in 1999 as Corporate Compliance Manager and was primarily responsible for global tax strategy and integrating the Goods and Services Tax system into the Computershare businesses in Australia.

Over the 10 years Sharon has been with Computershare in the US, she has been part of the executive team overseeing acquisitions and overall strategy.
Sharon Sritong



Irvin (Irv) Steltz

Chief Information Officer
Computershare North America


As the Chief Information Officer of Computershare North America, Irv Steltz's responsibilities include systems development, implementation and support of all technology in the US and Canada for Computershare.

Irv is responsible for approximately 350 staff, based in multiple locations in North America, who build and implement applications and support the technology infrastructure for all of the Computershare businesses in the region.

Irv had 15 years of relevant experience in financial systems and over 30 years of technology experience before joining Computershare Technology Systems in 2008.
Irv Steltz



William Zeller

Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
Computershare US


Bill Zeller is Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Computershare US. He has Legal and Compliance responsibility for the region.

Bill has over 25 years' experience in legal and compliance leadership roles, including Vice President and General Counsel of Trane Commercial Systems, the global provider of air conditioning solutions, and Head of Global Corporate Finance Compliance for Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc. Other previous positions include: AIG, Interpublic Group, GE Capital, Chase Manhattan Bank and Cleary, Gotlieb, Steen & Hamilton.

Bill graduated in 1987 from Yale Law School, where he was Senior Editor of the Yale Law Journal, and received his A.B. magna cum laude from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
William Zeller