Anthony Russell is a Senior Regulatory Accountant in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, Office of FINRA and Securities Industry Oversight (FSIO). FSIO was created in 2016 and is responsible for the oversight of FINRA and the MSRB. Mr. Russell led the planning and development of FSIO’s operations, examination methodologies, and procedures for the new national oversight program. Prior to joining FSIO, Mr. Russell worked as an examiner, Branch Chief, and Assistant Regional Director in the SEC’s Atlanta Regional Office. He is a past recipient of the Chairman’s Award of Excellence, and the Commission’s Supervisory Excellence Award and Examination Award of Excellence. Mr. Russell is a Certified Fraud Examiner and has undergraduate and graduate business degrees.