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Scottrade Taps Osborne to Lead IT Security


IT department experiences staggering growth, seeks more than 157 professionals

DENVER AND ST. LOUIS – Chad Osborne was recently promoted to director of information technology (IT) communications and security for online investing firm Scottrade. He will oversee six departments with the core responsibility of ensuring customers can securely and reliably contact the firm via the Internet or telephone.

Osborne joined St. Louis-based Scottrade in 2009 as manager of security operations. Most recently he served as assistant director of IT communications and security.

“Security is ingrained in every aspect of Scottrade’s business,” Osborne said. “For more than 30 years, Scottrade has been a trusted resource for self-directed investors. As the firm continues to grow, we will continue to monitor and maintain the highest levels of information reliability and security.”

Within his new role, Osborne oversees the firm’s websites and data security. Scottrade has multiple online trading tools, including the Scottrade® Trading Website, Scottrader® Streaming Quotes, ScottradeELITE® and Scottrade OptionsFirst®.

“Scottrade has afforded incredible opportunities to work with exceptional associates who truly care about the service they provide to internal and external customers,” said Joan Albeck, chief technology officer. “The growth Scottrade has experienced, affords associates career advancement in a variety of areas.”

Scottrade has more than 157 open positions within its IT department, including 114 at its St. Louis headquarters and 38 at its secondary business operations center in Westminster, Colo. Interested candidates can find Scottrade employment opportunities and apply online at

About Scottrade, Inc.
Investors who enjoy online stock trading will find value and personalized customer service at online investing firm Scottrade, Inc. Founded in 1980, Scottrade enables customers to learn about online trading tools, stock market research and how to buy stocks online, many at just $7 per trade. With more than 500 nationwide branch offices, Scottrade has the largest branch network among online brokerage firms. To learn more about one of FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” visit or and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr. Member FINRA/SIPC.

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