Vamping up its legal prowess, the Investment Company Institute (ICI
) has brought on Michelle Mesack
, as its director, financial services policy.
| Michelle Y. Mesack|
Investment Company Institute
Director, Financial Services Policy
Mesack has a wide background in legal services and comes from Mutual Fund Directors Forum
, where she served as counsel, managing outreach to Congress and advocating for the Forum’s policy positions before regulatory agencies.
Based in D.C, Mesack will be reporting to ICI's chief government affairs officers and co-heads Donald C. Auerbach
and Dean R. Sackett III
Company Press Release
ICI Hires Michelle Y. Mesack
As Director, Financial Services Policy
Washington, DC, June 3, 2013—The Investment Company Institute is pleased to announce that Michelle Y. Mesack joins the Institute today as Director, Financial Services Policy. She will report to Chief Government Affairs Officers and Co-Heads Donald C. Auerbach and Dean R. Sackett III.
Mesack joins ICI from the Mutual Fund Directors Forum, where she served as counsel, managing outreach to Congress and advocating for the Forum’s policy positions before regulatory agencies. Prior to that, she served as an associate with K&L Gates LLP’s Investment Management Practice Group, representing investment companies, independent directors, and advisers on regulatory, compliance, and transactional issues.
“We are delighted to add Michelle’s legal experience to our legislative team,” said Auerbach. Sackett added: “We will benefit greatly from the depth of knowledge and proven expertise on legislative issues that Michelle brings. She is a proven professional with an impressive record of achievement.”
Earlier in her career, Mesack worked as a legislative assistant to Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) and legislative analyst for the House Republican Conference.
Mesack received her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of the South, and her Juris Doctorate from the George Washington University Law School.
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