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Elisse B. Walter is a former commissioner of the U.S. [[Securities and Exchange Commission]] who currently serves as a public governor to the board of The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. She was appointed to that position in August of 2014.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/14/finra-board-sec-idUSL2N0QK26020140814?type=companyNews|name=Ex-U.S. SEC chair named to serve on Wall Street regulatory board|org=Reuters|date=August 15, 2014}}</ref>
Elisse B. Walter is a former commissioner of the U.S. [[Securities and Exchange Commission]] who currently serves as a public governor to the board of The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. She was appointed to that position in August of 2014.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/14/finra-board-sec-idUSL2N0QK26020140814?type=companyNews|name=Ex-U.S. SEC chair named to serve on Wall Street regulatory board|org=Reuters|date=August 15, 2014}}</ref>


Walter served as an SEC commissioner from July 9, 2008 to August 9, 2013. She was appointed by President George W. Bush and, under designation by President [[Barack Obama]], she served as acting chairman during January of 2009. Obama named her as acting chairman of the agency, replacing outgoing Chairman [[Mary L. Schapiro]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.marketwatch.com/story/obama-to-designate-secs-walter-as-chairman-2012-11-26-11913015?mod=wsj_share_tweet|name=Obama to designate SEC's Walter as chairman|org=MarketWatch|date=November 26, 2012}}</ref> <ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.ibtimes.com/obama-names-elisse-walter-new-head-sec-900138|name=Obama Names Elisse Walter New Head of SEC|org=International Business Times|date=November 26, 2012}}</ref>  Walter was able to serve through 2013 without Senate approval because she had already been confirmed to the commission.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.sfgate.com/business/personal-finance/article/SEC-official-Elisse-Walter-chosen-to-lead-agency-4067007.php|name=SEC official Elisse Walter chosen to lead agency|org=SF Gate|date=November 26, 2012}}</ref>
Walter served as an SEC commissioner from July 9, 2008 to August 9, 2013. A Democrat, she was appointed by President George W. Bush and, under designation by President [[Barack Obama]], she served as acting chairman during January of 2009. Obama named her as acting chairman of the agency, replacing outgoing Chairman [[Mary L. Schapiro]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.marketwatch.com/story/obama-to-designate-secs-walter-as-chairman-2012-11-26-11913015?mod=wsj_share_tweet|name=Obama to designate SEC's Walter as chairman|org=MarketWatch|date=November 26, 2012}}</ref> <ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.ibtimes.com/obama-names-elisse-walter-new-head-sec-900138|name=Obama Names Elisse Walter New Head of SEC|org=International Business Times|date=November 26, 2012}}</ref>  Walter was able to serve through 2013 without Senate approval because she had already been confirmed to the commission.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.sfgate.com/business/personal-finance/article/SEC-official-Elisse-Walter-chosen-to-lead-agency-4067007.php|name=SEC official Elisse Walter chosen to lead agency|org=SF Gate|date=November 26, 2012}}</ref>


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