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Erica Richardson Named CFTC Director for Public Affairs
CFTC Acting Chairman Christopher Giancarlo announced that Erica Elliott Richardson has been appointed to serve as Director of the Office of Public Affairs (OPA), effective immediately. Ms. Richardson served as the Communications Director to Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Capitol Hill during his tenure as Whip.
Ms. Richardson joins the CFTC from Jochum, Shore & Trossevin, a law and lobbying firm, where she specialized in global public policy, communications and strategic advisory services. Her financial services background includes service as a senior staffer to Rep. Scott Garrett during the financial crisis and subsequent Dodd-Frank financial services reform legislative process.
A graduate of Auburn, Ms. Richardson lives in Washington and London with her husband, Matthew, and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Law and Policy at Northeastern in Boston.
Steven Adamske, who has served as OPA Director since 2011, will continue to serve the CFTC as a policy advisor to Commissioner Sharon Bowen.