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PRESS RELEASE: Heather Slavkin Corzo Joins Mindset’s Financial Services Practice as Principal

Washington, D.C.—Mindset, a bipartisan public policy consultancy based in Washington, D.C., recently announced the addition of Heather Slavkin Corzo as a Principal on their growing team. Most recently, Slavkin Corzo served as the Policy Director for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), where she served as a trusted advisor to Chair Gensler and liaison to other commissioners and policy staff. She brings years of expertise working on a broad range of capital markets and financial regulatory issues from investor protection to capital formation. We look forward to her further enhancing the strategic advisory, advocacy, and communications counsel we offer a wide range of clients seeking to understand, influence, and adapt to today’s dynamic economic and policy environment.

“We are thrilled to welcome Heather to the Mindset team. Her wealth of experience and deep expertise in capital markets regulation and the key corporate finance issues facing managements and board rooms, will provide our clients with unparalleled insights into the evolving policy landscape, and a tremendous added resource to help creatively addressing their most pressing questions and challenges,” said Mindset Partner Langston Emerson. “Heather will be a truly unique asset to our clients, and a tremendous addition to our growing team of policy experts. We look forward to welcoming her to the Mindset team.”

“Mindset’s deep commitment to helping clients analyze, shape, and adapt to an ever-changing policy environment distinguishes them as among the most respected advisors and advocates in the business,” said Heather Slavkin Corzo. “I’m looking forward to joining their impressive team, and helping clients successfully navigate the ever-evolving regulatory environment so they can focus on serving their customers.”

As Policy Director at the SEC, Slavkin Corzo oversaw the proposal and adoption of nearly 40 rulemakings relating to market structure, financial disclosure, and fund oversight. Before joining the SEC, she was the Director of Capital Markets Policy at the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), the Head of U.S. Policy at the Principles for Responsible Investment, and a Senior Fellow at Americans for Financial Reform. Slavkin Corzo also served as Director of the AFL-CIO’s Office of Investment and previously as its Senior Legal and Policy Advisor. She began her career as assistant counsel at BISYS Fund Services, providing legal advice for mutual funds, money market funds, and registered hedge funds of funds.

Slavkin Corzo received her J.D. from Boston University School of Law and her B.S. in journalism from the University of Florida.

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