Ivonne L. Natal is a bilingual attorney, human resources professional and business partner. She graduated magna cum laude in 1980 with a Bachelor ’s degree from Fordham University. She received her J.D. degree, with two honors, in 1983 from Yale Law School.
Ms. Natal was formerly a Senior Vice President of Human Resources for the American Stock Exchange LLC (“Amex”) in New York City. In her role as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Amex, Ms. Natal was in charge of supporting and providing services to Amex employees, consultants, retirees, members and member firm employees. She was also responsible for overseeing staffing, benefits, employee relations issues, and served as liaison to senior management and outside counsel. Ms. Natal was the senior staff member assigned to work with the Amex Board’s Compensation Committee. Her most recent experience was successfully orchestrating a massive reduction in force as a result of a merger.
Prior to her promotion to Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Ms. Natal served as Special Counsel, Assistant General Counsel, Associate General Counsel and Vice President in the Amex’s Office of General Counsel. In 2002, she was elected Antitrust Compliance Officer and served in that capacity until her promotion to head of Human Resources in 2006.
Before joining the Amex, Ms. Natal worked as an Associate Attorney for Chadbourne & Parke, a midtown law firm. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Natal was a paralegal, translator and interpreter with Pennie & Edmonds, a law firm specializing in intellectual property. Ms. Natal is fluent in Spanish.
Ms. Natal is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, National Association for Professional Women, New Jersey Human Resources Planning Group and the New York Bar.