Joe McDonald is Senior Director of Testing and Continuing Education, FINRA, RAD, where he manages the FINRA qualification examination and examination waivers programs. Previously, Joe was a Director in FINRA’s Market Regulation Department. Joe has been with FINRA for 19 years. Before joining FINRA, Joe worked as counsel in the Office of Compliance and Inspections and the Division of Market Regulation at the Securities and Exchange Commission and as a clerk for an administrative law judge at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Joe received a B.A. in Psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and a J.D. from the American University’s Washington College of Law.