The 50th Annual Rocky Mountain Securities Conference provides a line-up of presenters who are well known throughout the securities profession and whose observations have earned the respect and attention of the investment community.

2018 Rocky Mountain Securities Conference Faculty

Stephanie Avakian

Co-Director, Enforcement Division

Securities and Exchange Commission

Washington, DC

 

Susan Boudrot

Managing Director

Global Chief Compliance Officer

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation

Boston, MA

 

Joseph K. Brenner

Chief Counsel

Enforcement Division

Securities and Exchange Commission

Washington, DC

 

Jim Coyle

Attorney Regulation Counsel

Colorado Supreme Court

Denver, CO

 

Julie Z. Davis

Senior Special Counsel

Office of Small Business Policy

Division of Corporation Finance

Securities and Exchange Commission

Washington, DC

 

Peter B. Driscoll

Director

Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations

Securities and Exchange Commission

Washington, DC

 

Kurt L. Gottschall

Associate Regional Director

Enforcement Division

Securities and Exchange Commission

Denver, CO

 

James Hearty

Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer

DaVita, Inc.

Denver, CO

 

Julie Herzog

Partner

Fortis Law Partners, LLC

Denver, CO

 

Gregory A.  Kasper

Regional Trial Counsel

Enforcement Division

Securities and Exchange Commission

Denver, CO

 

Matt Kirsch

Acting First Assistant US Attorney

United States Attorney's Office

District of Colorado

 

Michele Korver

Digital Currency Counsel

Department of Justice

Washington, DC

 

Tom Krysa

Shareholder

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP

Denver, CO

 

Richard B. Levin

Shareholder

Polsineilli LLP

Denver/Washington DC

 

Monica Loseman

Partner

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Denver, CO

 

Margaret E. McCandless

Vice President and General Counsel

Intrepid Potash

Denver, CO

 

Margaret McLean

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Teletech Holdings Inc.

Denver, CO

 

Claudius B. Modesti

Director of Enforcement

Public Company Accounting Oversight Board

Washington, DC

 

Stephanie M. Monaco

Partner

Mayer Brown, LLP

Washington, DC

 

Steven Peiken

Co-Director

Enforcement Division

Securities and Exchange Commission

Washington, DC

 

Commissioner Hester M. Peirce

Securities and Exchange Commission

Washington, DC

 

Thomas M. Piccone

Associate Regional Director

Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations

Securities and Exchange Commission

Denver, CO

 

Lucas T. Ritchie

Moye White, LLP

Securities Subsection Co-Chair

Business Law Subsection

Colorado Bar Association

Denver, CO

 

Gerald Rome

Commissioner

Colorado Division of Securities

Department of Regulatory Agencies

State of Colorado

 

Andrew Schwartz

Professor of Law

University of Colorado

Boulder, CO

 

Daniel F. Shea

Of Counsel

Hogan Lovells LLP

Former Regional Director

Securities and Exchange Commission

Denver, CO

 

R. Gregory Spiers

Deloitte & Touche LLP

Denver, CO

 

Cliff Stricklin

Partner

Bryan Cave

Denver, CO

 

Valerie Szczepanik

Cyber Unit

Enforcement Division

Securities and Exchange Commission

New York, NY

 

Robert C. Troyer                                                                      

Acting U.S. Attorney for the District of Colorado

 

John F. Walsh

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr

Former U.S. Attorney

District of Colorado

 

Charles Wright

Senior Legal Advisor

Office of Chief Accountant

Enforcement Division

Securities and Exchange Commission

Washington, DC

 

 

In addition to our distinguished faculty, we would also like to thank the following for their help in shaping this conference:

Rebecca Campbell, CAE, CPE Director, Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants (COCPA)

John Eckstein
, Director, Fairfield & Woods, P.C.

Suneeta Hazra, U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Colorado

Valerie Pappas, Partner, Davis & Ceriani P.C.

 

Planning Committee

Julie K. Lutz

Program Chair

Regional Director

Securities and Exchange Commission

Denver, CO

 

George Curtis

Partner

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP

Former Regional Director

Securities and Exchange Commission

Denver, CO

 

Rebecca L. Franciscus

Senior Counsel

Securities and Exchange Commission 
Denver, CO

 

Christopher P. Friedman

Assistant Regional Director

Office of the Assistant Director of Regional Operations

Securities and Exchange Commission 
Denver Regional Office

Denver, CO

 

Kurt L. Gottschall

Associate Regional Director

Enforcement Division

Securities and Exchange Commission 

Denver, CO

 

Donald Hoerl

Consultant and Former Regional Director

Securities and Exchange Commission

Denver Regional Office

Denver, CO

 

Thomas M. Piccone

Associate Regional Director

Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations

Securities and Exchange Commission

Denver, CO

 

Daniel F. Shea

Of Counsel

Hogan Lovells LLP

Former Regional Director

Securities and Exchange Commission

Denver, CO