Mary Schapiro served as the 29th Chairwoman for the Securities and Exchange Commission of USA. She was unanimously elected for the post by the US Senate and was then appointed to the post by US President, Barack Obama. She happens to be the first ever woman to have become the Chairperson of US SEC. In the past, she has also worked as a financial services regulator during the Presidential terms of Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush as well as Bill Clinton.
Mary Schapiro was born on 19th June, 1955 in New York City in USA. She completed her graduation in 1977 from Franklin & Marshall College. She also went to George Washington University Law College and got a Juris Doctor Degree in the year 1980.