ETF Working Lunch: Thoughts From the ‘SPDR Woman’

Industry trailblazer Kathleen Moriarty offers her perspective on the current ETF environment.

Reviewed by: ETF Working Lunch
Edited by: ETF Working Lunch

Kathleen Moriarty, senior counsel at Chapman and Cutler, was instrumental in bringing to market the first U.S.-listed ETF—the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY)—and numerous groundbreaking products that followed. Her nickname in the industry is “SPDR Woman.” Here, she chats with’s Heather Bell about the early days of the ETF industry and her thoughts on a variety of topics, including bitcoin ETFs and single-stock ETFs.

ETF Working Lunch: Our biweekly podcast where writers and analysts discuss the latest news and most important trends in ETFs with some of the smartest women in the business. It’s a fun and insight-packed gathering of ladies who work through lunch! You can also listen to it on SpotifyiTunes and Google.