Joanne T. Medero
She previously served as global head of government relations and public policy at Barclays Global Investors, which merged with Blackrock in 2009. She currently works with the nonprofit Independent Women's Forum as part of the organization's board of directors.
She previously served as BGI's global general counsel for more than 10 years. 
From 1989 to 1993 Medero served as general counsel of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. She also served as a trustee for the Institute for Financial Markets (formerly the Futures Industry Institute) from 1998 to 2002.
Medero earned a B.A. at St. Lawrence University in 1975, and a Juris Doctor from the National Law Center of George Washington University in 1978.
"Repealing the Johnson-Shad Accord," Futures Industry Magazine February/March 1999 
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