NEW YORK – July 15, 2015 – Healthy Markets Association today announced that Tyler “Ty” Gellasch, has joined as its Executive Director. Ty, will be responsible for overseeing the Association’s daily operations, membership services, and strategy based out of New York.
Prior to joining Healthy Markets, Ty spent over six years in senior positions in the U.S. Senate and the Securities and Exchange Commission. In the Senate, Ty served as Senior Counsel to the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations as well as Counsel to Senator Carl Levin. While there, Ty assisted in drafting both the Dodd-Frank Act and the JOBS Act, and was involved in numerous hearings and investigations regarding the capital markets. At the SEC, Ty served as Counsel to Commissioner Kara M. Stein, whom he advised on all matters before the Commission.
“During his years in Congress and at the SEC, Ty played a key role in shaping our modern capital markets, said Dave Lauer, co-founder and Chairman of Healthy Markets. “With his experience, expertise, and relationships, he’ll provide an immediate impact for our members.”
Prior to his government service, Ty was a securities regulatory lawyer with top law firms in New York City and Washington, DC. Ty completed his undergraduate studies at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He received his Master’s degree in Economics from Duke University Graduate School, and his law degree from Duke University School of Law, in Durham, North Carolina.
“I’m excited to be joining the incredible Healthy Markets team, and looking forward to helping our members address their capital markets challenges,” said Gellasch.
About Healthy Markets
Healthy Markets is a not-for-profit association of institutional investors working together with non-buyside firms to promote data-driven reforms to market structure challenges. Our members, who range from a few billion to hundreds of billions of dollars in AUM, have come together behind one basic principle: Informed investors and policymakers are essential for healthy capital markets.
Healthy Markets can be found online at healthymarkets.org.