Ms. Brienza joined the New York Stock Exchange in 1992 as a senior litigation attorney in the Division of Enforcement.
In her current position, Ms. Brienza remains the General Auditor (a position she has held since 2003) and heads the Global Risk & Audit Services division of NYSE Euronext (a position she has held since 2007). She became head of the Assurance Group after Compliance was rolled into the group at end of 2008.
In 1995, Ms. Brienza became an Enforcement Director managing a team of attorneys who investigate and prosecute violations of securities laws by NYSE member firms and their employees. In 2002, she became the Managing Director in charge of regulatory audits, and in 2003, assumed responsibility for the company-wide audit functions of regulation, finance, operations and technology.
Ms. Brienza was appointed Senior Vice President and General Auditor of NYSE Group, Inc. in 2006. Ms. Brienza is a member of the New York and Massachusetts Bars, and various federal bars. She is a member of the Audit Executives Association. Prior to joining the NYSE, she spent twelve years as a prosecutor in New York City, concentrating on violent crime and, later, complex white-collar crime.
Ms. Brienza was a recipient of the 2005 YWCA of NYC Women Leaders in Business Award. She has been a member of the NYSE Euronext Diversity Council and a mentor for several years.