Barbara Wierzynski is executive vice president and general counsel of the Futures Industry Association, with more than 20 years of service to the organization. As EVP, she works with the FIA board of directors and FIA divisions to set and execute policies and programs for the FIA.
Wierzynsi has been instrumental in numerous aspects of the industry in the legal and regulatory areas. She has been an integral part of the CFTC reauthorization process, [[Commodity Futures Modernization Act]], has opposed transaction taxes, in addition to a long list of other legal and regulatory projects.
Prior to joining the FIA in 1986, she was counsel to CFTC Commissioners David Gartner and Fowler West. She joined the CFTC in 1978.
She is a graduate of the DePaul University Law School and Manhattanville College. 
- [http://www.futuresindustry.org/downloads/conferences/boca/BocaToday06Friday.pdf "FIA Honors Barbara Wierzynski]. FIA, Mar. 2006.