Shelley Bays has been an active angel investor for over 10 years and heads up the Paris and London chapters of Keiretsu Forum, currently the largest international angel investment organization. She has also held senior and executive management positions in a variety of industries (consulting, food and beverage, paper manufacturing). Her primary concentration, however, has been in financial services where she focused on starting up and growing businesses, both within the US and overseas. At Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., she was SVP/Chief Administrative Officer for the Retail Division during a time of rapid growth. This position included responsibility for branch and call center expansion, finance, technology and customer service quality. Later as head of the Exchange Trading Division of Schwab Capital Markets, Shelley was responsible for all listed equity and options trading in the US, as well as trading operations. She then moved on to be CEO of Schwabâ€™s and TD Waterhouseâ€™s joint venture in London (Aitken Campbell). Shelley has held director positions on the Boards of the Boston and Pacific Stock Exchanges, as well as advisory roles for pan-European financial services initiatives. She has a BA from the University of Warwick (UK), an MSc from University College London, and an MBA from Fordham University in New York.
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