For Release: July 14, 2003
CFTC ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF APPOINTMENT OF SENIOR TEAM OF THE DIVISION OF CLEARING AND INTERMEDIARY OVERSIGHT
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced several new appointments to the Division of Clearing and Intermediary Oversight (DCIO) to complete the senior management team (see organizational chart).
James L. Carley, Deputy Director, Audit and Financial Review. Mr. Carley joined the Commission in May 1999 and comes to DCIO from the Office of Chairman James E. Newsome where he served as Counsel and as a liaison to DCIO and the Division of Market Oversight. Previously he was Special Counsel in the Audit and Financial Review Section in the former Division of Trading and Markets (T&M). He received his J.D. from George Mason University School of Law, and earned an M.B.A. from The University of Texas Graduate School of Business and a B.S. in Economics from George Mason University. Mr. Carley is a member of the Virginia Bar and the District of Columbia Bar. He has been designated as a Certified Management Accountant and is Certified in Production and Inventory Management.
Thomas J. Smith, Associate Director and Chief Accountant, Audit and Financial Review. Mr. Smith began his career at the Commission in 1992 as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Bruce C. Levine. In 1994 he joined T&M’s Contract Markets Section as an Attorney-Advisor and has served as DCIO’s interim Deputy Director for Audit and Financial Review since July 2002. He received his J.D. from the George Mason University School of Law and earned a B.S. in Accounting from Manhattan College. Mr. Smith is member of the Virginia Bar and District of Columbia Bar and is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant.
Steven L. Byers, Chief Financial Economist, Office of the Director. Dr. Byers joins the Commission from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency where he worked in the Risk Analysis Division. He received his Ph.D. in Economics in 1999 from Colorado State University, a M.Sc. in Mathematical Trading and Finance at City University in London, an International MBA from the University of Denver and his B.S. in engineering as Colorado State University.
Carlene Kim, Special Counsel for Securities, Office of the Director. Ms. Kim joins the Commission from The Dreyfus Corporation where she served as Assistant General Counsel. Prior to joining Dreyfus, Ms. Kim was with the law firm of Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe. She spent eight years in the Division of Market Regulation at the Securities and Exchange Commission, initially as an Attorney and later as a Special Counsel in the Office of Risk Management and Control. She received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the New York Bar.
Natalie Markman, Special Counsel, Office of the Director. Ms. Markman most recently served as Legal Counsel to former Commissioner Thomas J. Erickson. She has been with the Commission since 1994, and has worked as an Attorney-Advisor and as a Special Counsel in the Office of International Affairs and the Division of Trading and Markets. Ms. Markman received a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center and a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Florida. She is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and the Florida Bar.