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CFTC fills long-vacant seats with new commissioners

Joe Mont | September 13, 2017

In recent days, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has been staffing up.

Brian Quintenz was sworn in as a commisioner after being unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate. His term expires in April 2020. “I’m deeply honored to be sworn in as a Commissioner of the CFTC,” he said in a statement. “I have tremendous respect for this agency and the people who work here. I look forward to working to fulfill the agency’s mission to foster open, transparent, competitive, and financially sound markets.”

Prior to his appointment to the CFTC, Quintenz founded and served as the managing principal and chief investment officer of Saeculum Capital Management, a registered Commodity Pool Operator that specialized in risk management and technical analysis investment strategies.

He started his career in finance at Hill-Townsend Capital, a registered investment advisor established to focus solely on U.S. bank and financial company investment opportunities. While there, he... To get the full story, subscribe now.