Fruition Partners, the Chicago based IT consulting firm, has hired Steve Dickey as its Managing Director of its newly formed Market Data Services division.
Dickey will be responsible for developing and growing the Market Data Services consulting division. Previously Dickey was Vice President of Market Data Products and Information at the Chicago Board of Trade.
"Steve Dickey brings over 22 years of financial market data experience to the Fruition Partners team," said Marc Talluto, President of Fruition Partners. "His knowledge of market data from both the exchange data provider side and the market data consumer perspective is invaluable. Market data continues to be a critical element of our financial services clients' business and Steve will help us establish a unique leadership role in providing consulting solutions in this unique space."
"I'm thrilled to be a part of the dynamic team at Fruition Partners," said Dickey. "The Market Data Services team will help data providers implement business strategies and policies to best leverage their data assets. For market data consumers, our services include compliance reviews, cost containment exercises and IT operations improvements."
Dickey started his career on the trading floor at the Chicago Board of Trade with Pillsbury Grain Company. He later joined Denver based CQG, Inc., a global provider of financial data and analytics. There he spent 17 years in various roles, most recently holding the position of Senior VP of Global Sales and Marketing. In 2002 he returned to the Chicago Board of Trade, where he spent the last six years managing the market data business for the exchange.