Melinda Schramm

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Melinda Schramm
Occupation Founder
Employer MHS Capital Resource, Inc.
Location Chicago, IL
LinkedIn Profile

Melinda H. Schramm is the founder of MHS Capital Resource, Inc. and the founder and chairman of the NIBA, formerly known as the National Introducing Brokers Association.[1] She is a special advisor to the National Futures Association Introducing Broker Advisory Committee and is an NFA arbitrator. She is the author of a series of books for the professional brokerage community.[2][3][4]


She began in the futures industry in the early 1970s when she joined Green & Collins, now know as Rosenthal Collins Group, as its compliance department manager. She also worked for BRC, a division of Index Futures, Delta Commodities Corp. and R.J. O'Brien where she developed and implemented successful sales and marketing strategies for business growh of licensed derivatives professionals.

Schramm's clients for MHS have included CME Group and the former Chicago Board of Trade, Kansas City Board of Trade, Nasdaq-Liffe Markets (NQLX -- now defunct), New York Futures Exchange (now defunct), and the Korea Futures Association (KOA).

In 1991, Schramm founded the National Introducing Brokers Association ("NIBA").[5]


Schramm grew up in St. Louis, MO, and received an undergraduate degree from the University of Texas, Austin, and a law degree from Chicago-Kent Law School. She is licensed to practice law in Illinois and the District of Columbia.

Registration Information

  • Melinda H. Schramm - NFA ID 0012366
  • MHS Capital Resources, Inc - NFA ID 0251434



  1. Board Members. National Introducing Broker Association.
  2. Voice of Experience: Melinda Schramm, founder of the National Introducing Brokers Association (NIBA) and owner of MHS Capital Resource. Glass Hammer.
  3. Melinda Schramm. The NIBA.
  4. 25 Years – NIBA’s Schramm and Burke Talk History, Growth and Looking Ahead. John Lothian News.
  5. Our Association. NIBA.