Kristin A. Snyder is the Deputy Director and Co-National Associate Director of the Investment Adviser/Investment Company examination program in the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE). In addition, Ms. Snyder serves as the Associate Regional Director for Examinations in the SEC’s San Francisco Regional Office, where she leads the examinations program. In her position as Associate Regional Director for Examinations in San Francisco, Ms. Snyder leads a staff of approximately 50 accountants, examiners, attorneys and support staff responsible for the examination of broker-dealers, investment companies, investment advisers, and transfer agents across Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. Ms. Snyder has worked at the SEC for more than thirteen 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.