Management Team

The BATS management team focuses solely on the Company's mission of Making Markets Better.

Joe Ratterman

Chief Executive Officer

Based in Kansas City

Joe Ratterman is Chief Executive Officer of BATS Global Markets, one of the world's largest securities market operators in the U.S. and globally. Under Mr. Ratterman's direction, BATS is focused on market quality, reliability, transparency, and fairness while delivering a high standard of customer service.

Chris Concannon


Based in New York

Chris Concannon joined BATS Global Markets as President in December 2014, bringing more than 20 years of experience as an exchange executive, trading participant and regulator. He is involved in all strategic aspects of the firm and is a member of the Executive Committee.

Anthony Barchetto

Senior Vice President, Business Development

Based in New York

Tony Barchetto serves as Senior Vice President of Business Development at BATS Global Markets.

Previously, Mr. Barchetto was Head of Corporate Strategy at Direct Edge, where he oversaw strategic growth initiatives and business development for the firm. He also played an integral role in helping facilitate the merger of Direct Edge and BATS, creating one of the world’s largest exchange operators in January 2014.

Joe Bracco

Senior Vice President, Head of Institutional & Strategic Relations

Based in New York

Joe Bracco is Senior Vice President, Head of Institutional and Strategic Relations at BATS Global Markets. An industry veteran, Mr. Bracco joined BATS in February 2008 as Director, U.S. Sales, managing client accounts and all relationships related to the dissemination of BATS market data. Previously he was Senior Vice President and head of U.S. Sales for BATS' cash equities and options markets since December 2009.

Bryan Christian

Senior Vice President, Head of U.S. Sales

Based in New York

Bryan Christian is Senior Vice President, Head of U.S. Sales at BATS Global Markets. Mr. Christian was previously Head of Sales for Direct Edge, which merged with BATS in January 2014.

Bryan Harkins

Executive Vice President, Head of U.S. Markets

Based in New York

Bryan Harkins is Executive Vice President, Head of U.S. Markets at BATS Global Markets. In his role, Mr. Harkins oversees sales, product development, new listings, and competitive strategy for BATS' equities and options exchanges. He also oversees the company’s suite of market data and access services products.

Chris Isaacson

Executive Vice President, Global Chief Information Officer

Based in Kansas City

Chris Isaacson is Executive Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer at BATS Global Markets. A founding employee of BATS in 2005, Mr. Isaacson is responsible for ensuring BATS remains an innovative, world-class leader in technology and his leadership has helped BATS grow quickly. He oversees all technology and market operations for the company, including technology strategy, software development and quality, as well as IT infrastructure and security.

Jeromee Johnson

Vice President, Market Development

Based in Kansas City

Jeromee Johnson is Vice President of Market Development and oversees BATS' equity options market, BATS Options.

Mr. Johnson joined BATS in March 2009 and spearheaded the launch of BATS Options in 2010. Since that time, BATS has been at the forefront of innovation in U.S. equity options with unique offerings such as "NBBO Setter" rebates and enhanced risk management tools for traders.

Tami Schademann

Executive Vice President, Chief Regulatory Officer

Based in Kansas City

Tami Schademann is Executive Vice President and Chief Regulatory Officer at BATS Global Markets. Ms. Schademann joined BATS as a founding employee in 2005 and has led the regulatory and compliance department since that time.

Brian Schell

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer

Based in Kansas City

Brian Schell joined BATS as Chief Financial Officer in March 2011 and is also an Executive Vice President of the firm. Mr. Schell oversees all financial activities for the firm including accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, and deal analysis.

Eric Swanson

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Based in New York

Eric Swanson joined BATS Global Markets as General Counsel in January 2008 and oversees all legal aspects at the company.

Mr. Swanson played an integral role in helping BATS transition to a registered U.S. equities exchange in 2008, followed by the expansion into U.S. equity options in 2010. He also serves as a liaison with U.S. regulators and industry officials on market structure issues.

Randy Williams

Senior Vice President, Investor Relations & Communications

Based in New York

Randy Williams is Senior Vice President of Investor Relations and Communications at BATS Global Markets. He joined the firm in October 2006 and oversees all internal and external communications for the firm.

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