August 4, 2022
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Ashcroft Appoints New Securities Commissioner Douglas M. Jacoby

Jefferson City, Mo. —Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft recently announced that Douglas M. Jacoby has been appointed Commissioner of the Missouri Securities Division.

Jacoby joined the division in December 2019 as Enforcement Counsel and has served as the division’s Director of Enforcement for the past two years.

“I’m excited to serve in this appointment,” Jacoby said.  “I look forward to working with the division’s exceptional staff.  We plan to continue the forward momentum that has already been established and continue a positive direction for the benefit of all Missouri residents.”

Prior to joining the securities division, Jacoby was in-house counsel for several Wall Street investment banks in New York City and London. As well, he worked for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) as Senior Counsel for Market Regulation Enforcement and has been an adjunct faculty member at The Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University. He received a bachelor’s and Juris Doctor degree from Washington University in St. Louis.

“We’re excited for Doug to step up to this role,” said Ashcroft. “His experience is extremely valuable to our office and will greatly benefit the securities division and the state of Missouri.”



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