John Ruda is responsible for facilitating data-driven business decisions and long-term planning for TD Ameritrade Institutional. He leads a team focused on data and analytics projects, Institutional business reviews for TD Ameritrade's senior operating committee and department leaders, and facilitates client survey programs and panels.

Bringing together the voices of clients and the collective expertise of the Institutional leadership team, Ruda leads efforts to shape the strategic focus of TD Ameritrade Institutional.

Ruda joined TD Ameritrade Institutional in 2008. Prior to his work with the Company, he held several planning and analysis roles within the CFO organization at Merrill Lynch. Before his time at Merrill Lynch, Ruda spent a year at AT&T in the organization's Financial Leadership Program.

Ruda graduated from Boston University with a degree in Economics. He currently holds Series 7 and 63 licenses.