Eric Noll is the CEO of Context Capital Partners in Bala Cynwyd, PA. He joined the Context team to further develop and execute the strategic vision through partnerships, alternative investments, and financial technology. Context Capital Partners is also the parent company of Context Summits and Context Family Network.
In 2013, Eric was named President and CEO of Convergex, a global, institutional, agency Broker-dealer – one of the three largest in the world – headquartered in New York City. The private equity-backed venture was successfully sold under Eric’s leadership in 2018. Before Convergex, Eric was the Executive Vice-President, Transaction Services for NASDAQ, responsible for all NASDAQ’s global exchange businesses. After the sale of Convergex, Eric founded Willow Creek Capital, LLC, a firm providing advisory and consulting services to the financial technology, capital markets, and private equity space. With over two decades of experience in the financial services and financial technology space, Eric is a well-recognized industry expert on capital markets and has been twice named to the Institutional Investor Trading Technology list of Top 40 Executives in Financial Technology. He also served on the SEC Equity Market Structure Task Force serving as the Chair of the Market Quality Sub-Committee. Prior to NASDAQ, Eric worked for over 15 years at Susquehanna International Group, serving in many different capacities.
Along with Eric’s career accomplishments, in 2018, he was the Interim President of Franklin and Marshall College where he remains a long-standing Board member, currently serving as Chair of the Board. He is also the Chair of the Board of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, a Governor of FINRA, a Trustee of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA), and a member of the Board of Advisors of the Owen School of Management, Vanderbilt University.