Maureen Obermeier started on the CBOE floor the summer after her freshman year of college and never left. She helped some friends get jobs that summer, and some, like her, stayed and built careers in the markets. She became a CBOE member when she turned 21 and filled orders. She sat for an interview with John Lothian News for the MarketsWiki Education Open Outcry Traders History Project to tell her story, which includes meeting her husband on the trading floor and building a business with him. Chess and Maureen Obermeier knew they were in the right place at the right time, on the floor of the brand new Chicago Board Options Exchange as the exchange traded options business developed. Here is her story.
Produced by Mike Forrester