This excerpt taken from the AMTD DEF 14A filed Jan 24, 2005.
Kurt D. Halvorson has served as Chief Administrative Officer since June 2001. He is responsible for communication and coordination of the Companys Executive Management Team. In addition, he oversees human resources, corporate communications and facilities and administers corporate audit. Mr. Halvorson served as President of Advanced Clearing, Inc., a subsidiary of the Company, from 1997 to June 2001. He has been with the Company since 1987, also serving as Vice President and General Manager, and Vice President and Controller of Advanced Clearing. Before joining the Company, Mr. Halvorson was a Certified Public Accountant for Deloitte & Touche from 1984 to 1987. Mr. Halvorson is a former industry governor on the board of the Chicago Stock Exchange. He is a past member of the Securities Industry Association Membership Committee and Firm and Industry Analysis Committee (FIAC), and United Way Young Leaders Society. Mr. Halvorson earned his B.S.B.A. from the University of Nebraska in 1983 and is a Certified Public Accountant. In 2000, he graduated from the Securities Industry Institute at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.