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SEC Historical Society names new executive director

Joe Mont | March 30, 2017

The Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society’s Board of Trustees has named Washington D.C. policy veteran Jane Cobb as the Society’s Executive Director. 

Cobb will fill the post vacated by Carla Rosati, the Society's founding Executive Director. She is leaving the Society on March 31.

Cobb joins the Society from the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ), a nonprofit policy organization where she most recently served as senior director of public policy & strategic operations. Prior to the CAQ, Cobb spent five years as director of the Office of Legislative Affairs at the Securities and Exchange Commission.

“The Society and its programs will benefit greatly from Jane's keen understanding of the SEC, its mission, and history,” David Lynn, president of the Board of Trustees, said in a statement. “The Board is impressed by her experience, vision and entrepreneurial spirit, all of which will help the Society continue to evolve.”

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