The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Shelly Luisi has been named as an Associate Director in the Division of Corporation Finance. She begins her new role in September.
Ms. Luisi currently is a Senior Associate Chief Accountant in the SEC’s Office of the Chief Accountant, where she co-leads the staff responsible for the agency’s accounting communications and accounting standard-setter oversight functions. She succeeds Kyle Moffatt, who recently moved to the senior leadership team of the Division of Corporation Finance’s disclosure review program.
In her new role, Ms. Luisi will oversee the work of the Disclosure Standards Office, established in 2013 to conduct research and assess the Division of Corporation Finance program to selectively review public-company filings. The office also tests the division’s internal controls designed to ensure the integrity and consistency of the staff’s filing reviews.
“It is a pleasure to welcome Shelly to the division,” said Keith Higgins, Director of the Division of Corporation Finance. “Her thorough understanding of financial reporting and disclosure issues and deep experience with standard setting and controls will be enormously valuable to our disclosure review program. I look forward to working with her in this leadership role.”
Ms. Luisi began her career at the SEC in 2000 as Associate Chief Accountant and assumed her current position in 2002. Before joining the agency, she worked in the private sector for eight years, including as the controller and vice president at a public company and as an assurance manager and auditor at Ernst & Young.
Ms. Luisi received her M.S. and B.S. in accounting from Florida State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.