Roel Campos

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Roel Campos
Securities and Exchange Commissioner
In office
August 22, 2002 – September 2007
Nominated by George W. Bush
Personal details
Born 1949 (age 67–68)
Harlingen, Texas
Nationality United States
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Mini Villarreal
Alma mater Harvard Law School
Air Force
Occupation Lawyer
Military service
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch Seal of the US Air Force.svg United States Air Force
Years of service 1971-1976

Roel Clark Campos (born 1949) is a Hispanic-American business lawyer. He served as Securities and Exchange Commissioner between 2002–07 and is now a partner with the law firm Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP. Campos was named to President-elect Barack Obama's economic advisory board and was considered a possible successor to former SEC chairman Christopher Cox.[1] He is a current member of the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation, an independent and nonpartisan 501(c)(3) research organization dedicated to improving the regulation of U.S. capital markets.[2] In 2008 Campos was appointed a member of the Board of Trustees of the International Valuation Standards Council, and in December 2011 as interim Chairman.

Campos earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1979, his M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1972, and in 1971 earned his B.S. from the United States Air Force Academy.


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