Annemarie Tierney

Annemarie Tierney is the Founder and Principal of Liquid Advisors, Inc., a strategic advisory consulting firm, providing expert advice to issuers and fintech platforms across a range of issues related to capital formation and secondary liquidity, including with respect to digital securities. Annemarie most recently
served as Templum, Inc.’s Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel responsible for the Firm’s internal and external legal activities, as well as the implementation of the Firm’s strategic goals.

Annemarie is a seasoned financial services lawyer/strategist with substantial SEC, law firm, and in-house legal experience, as well as experienced in broker dealer regulation, blockchain legal and regulatory issues, securities transactional work, SEC rules and regulations, corporate governance, and international expansion.  Annemarie has led a broad range of regulatory and legislative thought leadership initiatives in the private issuer space and is a frequent speaker on a range of private market topics.
Annemarie formerly served as Head of Strategy at Nasdaq Private Market and as General Counsel of SecondMarket, Inc., now Digital Currency Group.  Annemarie has also worked at the Securities and Exchange Commission, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, the NYSE and NYFIX.  She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of SEC Alumni and a former member of the SEC’s Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies.  She earned her BA/BS in Finance and International Relations from the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware and her JD from the Catholic University of America. Annemarie is also FINRA series 7 and 24 licensed.