Director of the Office of Investor Education and Advocacy for the US Securities and Exchange Commission
Lori Schock is the Director of the Office of Investor Education and Advocacy for the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Earlier in her career at
the SEC, Ms. Schock held the positions of Acting Director, Deputy Director and Special Counsel to the Director of OIEA. She joined the agency in 2001 as a Staff Attorney. As the acting director of the SEC’s Investor Education and Assistance department, Schock traveled across the United States providing investor education workshops and disseminating unbiased investor education materials.
Prior to the SEC, Ms. Schock served as the Associate Director at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) Investor Education Foundation and Office of Investor Education. Previously, she was Director of Outreach at the Center for Audit Quality. Ms. Schock received her J.D. and Master’s of Taxation from the University of Akron and her Bachelor of Arts from Furman University.