Josh Drobnyk Joins FINRA as Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications

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WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced today that
it has named Josh Drobnyk as its Senior Vice President for Corporate
Communications. Mr. Drobnyk will start at FINRA on February 6.

Mr. Drobnyk comes to FINRA from the U.S. Department of the Treasury
where he served as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public
Affairs and most recently as Deputy Chief of Staff. His time at Treasury
also included a period as Acting Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs.
Prior to joining Treasury, Mr. Drobnyk served as Minority Communications
Director for the House Committee on Ways and Means before becoming
Deputy Staff Director. He also served as Communications Director for
U.S. Rep. Chris Carney (D-PA). In addition, Mr. Drobnyk spent several
years as a reporter for various publications and worked early in his
career as an account executive for J. Walter Thompson. He is a graduate
of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and
received his bachelor of arts from Bowdoin College.

Robert W. Cook, FINRA President and CEO, said, “We are delighted Josh is
joining FINRA, and he will play a key role in our senior management
team. Effective communication with our various stakeholders is one of
our highest priorities. Josh’s experience in public communications, as
well as his prior positions as a reporter and in the government, make
him ideally suited to lead this important work for FINRA.”

Drobnyk said, “FINRA plays a vital role in helping to protect investors
and ensure the integrity of financial markets and I am delighted to join
Robert and the team at FINRA in carrying out this important mission. I
have been impressed by the talent and dedication of leaders throughout
the organization and I look forward to contributing to its success.”

FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, regulates securities
firms doing business in the United States. FINRA is dedicated to
investor protection and market integrity through effective and efficient
regulation and complementary compliance and technology-based services.
FINRA touches virtually every aspect of the securities business – from
registering and educating all industry participants to examining
securities firms, writing rules, enforcing those rules and the federal
securities laws, and informing and educating the investing public. In
addition, FINRA provides surveillance and other regulatory services for
equities and options markets, as well as trade reporting and other
industry utilities. FINRA also administers the largest dispute
resolution forum for investors and firms. For more information, please
visit www.finra.org.

Contacts

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
Nancy
Condon
, 202-728-8379
Ray
Pellecchia
, 212-858-4387