Terry Savage is a nationally known expert on personal finance and a regular television commentator on issues related to investing and financial markets.
Her syndicated personal finance column for the Chicago Sun-Times is read in newspapers across the country, and her columns appear regularly on TheStreet, Inc. a popular investing website.
Savage started her career as a stockbroker, and became a founding member — and the first woman trader — on the Chicago Board Options Exchange.
Savage was also a member of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange where she traded interest rate contracts and currency futures.
She is a registered investment advisor for both stocks and futures.
Savage has won numerous awards, including the National Press Club award for Outstanding Consumer Journalism, and the Outstanding Personal Finance Columnist award given by the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and two Emmys for her television work.
Savage serves on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group, and previously served on the boards of McDonald’s Corporation for 14 years and Pennzoil-Quaker State Corporation for 5 years.
She was a recipient of the Director’s Choice Award honoring selected women who serve on America’s top corporate boards.