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Clark Ogilvie

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Chief of Staff
Washington, DC, USA

Clark Ogilvie is the Chief of Staff to CFTC Chairman Tim Massad.  Immediately prior to joining the Commission, Mr. Ogilvie served for 10 years as staff on the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture, which has jurisdiction over the CFTC.  He is a veteran of three farm bills and two CFTC reauthorizations and played a key role in crafting Title 7, the derivatives title, of the Dodd-Frank Act.  Originally from Memphis, Tenn., Mr. Ogilvie a 1991 graduate from Rhodes College and 2004 law school graduate from George Washington University.  He started his career on Capitol Hill working for Senator Jim Sasser (D-TN).  He subsequently worked for Vice President Al Gore, rising to the position of Deputy Director for Correspondence.  After a brief stint at the D.C. law firm Hogan & Hartson, Mr. Ogilvie returned to Capitol Hill to work for Congressman Bob Etheridge (D-NC) before joining the Agriculture Committee.


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