Eric heads the NASDAQ Private Market.
In addition, Eric oversees the strategy group for Listings Services focusing on new business growth initiatives and acquisitions. Nasdaq’s Listings Services includes the listings and capital markets business as well as relationship management of the 3,500 global companies listed on Nasdaq’s markets.
Eric joined Nasdaq in 2004 and served in a variety of roles including Corporate Strategy for the majority of his career, responsible for evaluating corporate investment opportunities, including acquisitions, minority investments and strategic partnerships.
Eric holds a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Bates College in Maine.
Cyndi N. RodriguezChief Legal Officer & General Counsel
Ryan LogueDirector, Account Management
Ashleigh BilodeauxHead of Marketing
Steve MadeiraHead of Product Operations
Cyndi oversees the legal and regulatory compliance functions of NASDAQ Private Market and leads its participation in policy issues affecting the private capital markets.
Prior to joining NASDAQ Private Market, Cyndi was a senior official of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. During her twelve years at the SEC, Cyndi held several senior positions, including the Deputy Chief of Staff of the SEC, Counsel to the Commissioner, and Special Counsel in the Division of Trading & Markets, where she advised on policy, legislative and strategic issues including the regulation and oversight of major securities market participants, including broker-dealers and investment advisors, the national securities exchanges, and municipal advisors, as well as significant market structure initiatives. Prior to joining the SEC, Cyndi was an associate in private practice.
Cyndi received her BA from the University of Texas at Austin and her JD from the University of Texas School of Law.
Ryan oversees the Account Management team and focuses on automating transaction settlement for private companies, law firms, and investors.
Ryan has been immersed in the private company space since 2010, managing high profile transactions for some of the world’s elite private companies and pioneering the transition from offline transaction settlement to the automated and efficient tools used today. He has helped develop and implement tools used to streamline tender offers, auctions, mergers and acquisitions, equity conversions, and primary offerings.
Ryan received his BA from the University of Rhode Island and his JD from the Northeastern University School of Law.
Ashleigh heads up customer acquisition and marketing at Nasdaq Private Market.
Prior to joining Nasdaq Private Market, Ashleigh led marketing efforts at several successful high growth start-ups, serving most recently as Director of Marketing with Huddle, a SaaS based collaboration platform targeted at enterprise and government institutions. She has earned several notable industry accolades including Oracle’s Eloqua Markie award for Marketing Metrics that Matter in 2013, B2B Magazine’s Top Rising Stars and finalist for B2B marketer of the year award in 2012.
Ashleigh earned her Bachelors of Science in Finance from Metropolitan State University of Denver
Steve heads up product operations at Nasdaq Private Market.
Prior to joining Nasdaq Private Market, Steve was formerly Senior Vice President at Equity Administration Solutions, Inc. (EASi), focusing on Customer Success with significant input into the product and service offerings. Prior to his 8 years at EASi, Madeira worked with several startups and multi-nationals such as IBM, Philips NV and Siemens AG.
Jeff LevittHead of Product
Sarah ChopnickDeputy General Counsel
Maoilíosa O'CulachainBusiness Development Director, Europe
Jeff Levitt runs the Product Management and UX Design teams at Nasdaq Private Market.
Jeff has been managing software development since originally joining SecondMarket in 2008 where he was integrally involved in creating several technology products focused on primary offerings, secondary transactions, and investor communications. Prior to joining SecondMarket, Jeff worked at BlackRock and Merrill Lynch.
Jeff earned his Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University.
Sarah advises NASDAQ Private Market on legal and regulatory compliance matters and serves as the Chief Compliance Officer of NPM’s broker-dealer subsidiary.
Sarah joined NASDAQ Private Market as part of the acquisition of SecondMarket Solutions. During her nearly six years at SecondMarket, Sarah served in numerous legal, compliance, and operational roles, most recently as SecondMarket’s General Counsel and Senior Compliance Officer. Prior to graduating from law school, she interned at News Corp and worked as a capital markets paralegal at a large New York law firm.
Sarah received her BA from Brandeis University and her JD from the Seton Hall University School of Law. She holds current Series 7 and 24 FINRA licenses.
Maoiliosa leads the business development for NASDAQ Private Market in Europe and has a deep background in equity management systems and plan design and compliance.
Prior to joining NPM, Maoiliosa worked with a number of start-ups in senior business development roles, having led global business development activities for a number of years at Global Share plc, which he co-founded in 2005. Previous roles include ESOP Manager and Comp & Benefit Manager for eircom, where he managed the employee-owned stake of 14.9% (and later 29.9%) in the company through numerous corporate actions including two IPOs, an LBO, spin out and disposal of the mobile business, rights issues and corporate refinancing etc. He was a tax consultant with PwC in London and an Army Officer in the Irish Defense Forces (including active service in Lebanon with UNIFIL).
Maoiliosa gained a BA(Hons) and LLB(Hons) from the National University of Ireland Galway, a Post-Graduate Diploma in International Selling from the Dublin Institute of Technology, is a Barrister at Law (non-practicing) in England and Wales, a member of Lincoln’s Inn London and the Institute of Directors Ireland. Maoiliosa is a member of the Global Equity Organization (GEO) and received a GEO Star for his volunteer work. He has also been the Executive Director of the Irish Proshare Association.