Katie Sevcik is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of EQ USA where she leads a team of over three hundred professionals in executing transactions for shareholders in some of the most recognized Global Brands. Katie has over thirty years of experience in the securities industry including transfer agent services, bank trust operations, and mutual fund operations. Current industry involvement includes Co-chair of the Securities Transfer Association (STA) Operations Committee, Director of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association’s (SIFMA) Corporate Actions Section, Chair of the legal and regulatory committee of the Shareholder Services Association (SSA), member of DTCC’s Asset Services Advisory Board, Chairperson of the industry’s DRS Guidelines Committee, and a member of the DTCC/TA/Broker Working Group. She is a past Director of the SSA, past Vice President and Treasurer of the STA and past Co-chair of the SIFMA Corporate Actions Payments/Physical Securities Working Group.
Katie received the Charles P Vanek President’s Award from the STA and the President’s Award from the SSA for her outstanding service and meritorious achievement in the securities industry.
Prior to her involvement in the stock transfer industry, Katie worked with the mutual fund industry on automating mutual fund processing for the trust environment. She was a member of the Investment Company Institute’s (ICI) Trust and Bank Broker/Dealer Advisory Committee, a member of the ICI’s Defined Contribution Clearing Task Force; and Chairperson of the ICI’s Trust Processing Task Force which developed the industry’s automated mutual fund processing system.
Katie has a B.A. degree in Economics from St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN.