SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro, at a glance

AP News
Posted: Nov 26, 2012 3:13 PM

NAME: Mary L. Schapiro

BORN: June 19, 1955, in New York.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree from Franklin & Marshall College, law degree from George Washington University.

FAMILY: Married to Charles Cadwell, two children.

CAREER: Lawyer in enforcement division of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1980; counsel and executive assistant to the CFTC chairman, 1981-84; general counsel and senior vice president of the Futures Industry Association, 1984-88; member of the Securities and Exchange Commission, 1988-94; CFTC chairman, 1994-96; president of the National Association of Securities Dealers, 1996-2002; vice chairman of NASD Regulation, 2002-06; chief executive officer of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, formerly NASD, 2006-January 2009; SEC chairman, January 2009-present.