Robert J. Keyes has been named Associate Regional Director and Chief of Regional Office Operations in the SEC’s New York Regional Office. In a newly-created position, Keyes will assist the regional director and other regional senior officers in managing the office’s enforcement and examination caseload, and also supervise the assistant regional directors for the office’s enforcement accountants and enforcement investigators. He will further oversee various operational aspects of the New York office.
The SEC stated that Keyes will work in close coordination with Adam Storch, Managing Executive of the Enforcement Division, on national initiatives to enhance the operations of Enforcement and OCIE. Keyes has served at the SEC since 1996, both in Washington D.C. and in New York. He became an assistant regional director in 2005.