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Board Governance Chair

Rebecca Franciscus

Rebecca is Senior Counsel with the SEC’s Enforcement Division. Her responsibilities include providing analysis and strategy concerning securities Enforcement cases for the Denver Regional Office; acting as the liaison between the SEC and other federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and community partners within the seven-state region covered by the Denver office; and creating and conducting outreach and education events throughout the Rocky Mountain region. Between 2001 and 2012, Rebecca served as an Enforcement Attorney in both the SEC’s New York and Denver Regional Offices. As an Enforcement Attorney, Rebecca investigated and litigated numerous matters involving violations of the federal securities laws. Before joining the SEC, Rebecca practiced complex civil litigation focusing on securities class action defense and international arbitrations with a multi-national law firm in New York City. Rebecca obtained her B.A. with honors from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1995 and her J.D. from the C.U. School of Law with honors in 1998.

Rebecca is involved in numerous community service endeavors. She is the Executive Director of a private family foundation dedicated to supporting child-focused non-profit organizations throughout Colorado. She volunteers her time and talent with the Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation, Tennyson Center, Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver, and Judi’s House. Rebecca has held numerous leadership positions with non-profit organizations in Colorado and has been the SEC’s nationwide Community Service Award winner in 2005 and 2016.

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