Kristin Snyder is the Co-Deputy Director of the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) as well as OCIE’s National Associate Director of the Investment Adviser/Investment Company Examination Program. Ms. Snyder also serves as the Co-Acting Regional Director and Associate Regional Director for Examinations in the SEC’s San Francisco Regional Office, where she leads the examinations program. Ms. Snyder has worked at the SEC for more than fifteen years, and previously served as a Branch Chief and a Senior Counsel in the San Francisco office’s enforcement program. Prior to joining the SEC staff, Ms. Snyder practiced with Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP in San Francisco. She earned her law degree from the University of California Hastings College of the Law, and received her bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Davis.