Matthew B. Brown
Executive Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer
Virtus ETF Solutions
Matthew Brown is executive managing director and chief operating officer at Virtus ETF Solutions, a Virtus affiliate since 2015. The company (formerly ETF Issuer Solutions) operates a multi-manager platform, offering a comprehensive solution for listing, operating, and distributing exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
Mr. Brown has been involved in the creation and administration of financial products for fifteen years. Prior to founding ETF Issuer Solutions in 2012, he served as director of operations for Factor Advisors. Previously, Mr. Brown co-founded ETP Resources, a consulting and data services business that continues to grow and serve the ETF industry. From 2008 to 2009, he headed U.S. operations and served as chief compliance officer for U.K.-based issuer SPA/London & Capital.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Brown was integral in the design, listing, and operational development of several innovative industry-first products, including the TDX family of funds for XShares and TD Ameritrade, the first ETFs to combine equity and fixed-income holdings in the same fund. He also gained experience trading and making markets in ETFs in the United States and the U.K. while working for LaBranche Structured Products.
Mr. Brown began his career at the American Stock Exchange where he was first exposed to ETFs.
Mr. Brown earned a B.A. in economics from Boston College. He has been working in the investment industry since 2001.