Kelly L. Gibson Named Director of SEC’s Philadelphia Office

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Kelly L. Gibson has been named Director of the Philadelphia Regional Office.

Ms. Gibson joined the SEC in 2008 as a staff attorney in the Division of Enforcement in the Philadelphia office. When the division was reorganized in 2010, she joined the Market Abuse Unit. In 2013, she was promoted to Assistant Regional Director and then to Associate Regional Director of the Philadelphia office in 2017. In her new role, Ms. Gibson will lead a staff of approximately 160 enforcement attorneys, accountants, and investigators who investigate and enforce the federal securities laws nationwide, and examiners who perform compliance inspections in the Philadelphia region. The Philadelphia office has jurisdiction over nearly 1,200 investment advisers and investment companies with over $10 trillion in assets under management, over 65 mutual fund complexes, and over 240 broker-dealers with over 14,500 branch offices.

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