Amanda Ravitz is an Assistant Director in the Division of Corporation Finance of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Prior to becoming Assistant Director, Ms. Ravitz was a Legal Branch Chief and Attorney Advisor in the Division of Corporation Finance of the Commission. Before joining the staff of the Commission in 2004, Ms. Ravitz was a Senior Counsel with Cisco Systems, Inc., a Fortune 100 company. Prior to joining Cisco in 2000, Ms. Ravitz was with several law firms, including Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP. Ms. Ravitz has a B.A. in History from The University of Texas at Austin and a J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law.