Amy C. Cross, CEO & CCO of StillPoint Capital
Amy C. Cross is the CEO and founder of StillPoint Capital as well as the firm’s Chief Compliance Officer since inception in 2004.
Amy has been in the securities industry since 1991. For the first 10 years of her career, she worked on the floor of the American Stock Exchange in New York City as an index and equity options specialist and ETF market-maker. During the trading day, Amy was also a Market Correspondent broadcasting for media venues such as CNBC, CNN Headline News, ABC, and various live webcasts reporting on daily trading activity and providing insight as a professional trader from her unique vantage point.
Also while in NYC and trading, Amy entered into M&A and raising private capital for personal business projects as a principal in the transactions.
In 2002, Amy moved to Tampa, Florida and shortly thereafter became the COO and then Investment Banking Senior Associate for Spaulding Group conducting largely domestic M&A transactions in the lower-middle market. She also served the Senior Investment Banker for the broker-dealer Anderen Capital in Clearwater, Florida conducting both private placements as well as M&A transactions in addition to providing compliance support to the broker-dealer.
In 2004, StillPoint Capital was launched (as Stock Sale Compliance, LLC) where Amy built the StillPoint Capital Affiliate Program and has run the program ever since. In addition to obtaining a coveted FINRA Membership Agreement and providing a compliance to the firm’s independent Affiliates, Amy enjoys bringing the network of StillPoint Affiliates together to better each individual’s practice both with StillPoint and independently.
Amy was named as a Committee Member to FINRA’s Series 79 Writing and Review Committee in August 2011 and was named a Finalist for the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s BusinessWoman of the Year 2013 award. She has also completed Phase I of the FINRA at Wharton Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional (CRCP) program and has earned her Certified Business Intermediary Designation (CBI) through the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) where she chaired the IBBA’s Ethics Committee, sat on the Finance Committee and was a member of the Standards of Practice Task Force. She has held her AMEX Regular Member and Specialist Certification, and currently holds her Florida Real Estate Broker Associate License, Florida Life Health & Annuity Insurance License, as well as Series 7, 24, 66, 79, 82 and 99 Securities Registrations.