Mike Silva is the UBS Chief Compliance Officer for the Americas. Mike came to UBS from the law firm DLA Piper, where he was a partner and chair of the Financial Services Regulatory practice. Prior to joining DLA Piper, Mike served as GE Capital’s Global Regulatory Affairs and Compliance Leader. Mike also spent twent-one years at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, where his roles included serving as the NY Fed’s lead international lawyer, as chief of staff to then-president Tim Geithner (including during the financial crisis) and as the NY Fed’s senior supervisory officer for Goldman Sachs. Mike is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Columbia Law School, and the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program. Prior to attending law school, Mike served for seven years as a Naval Flight Officer flying F-14 Tomcats and is a graduate of the Navy’s Advanced Fighter Weapons School (a.k.a, TOPGUN).