A. Glassman was appointed by President Bush to the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission and sworn in on January
28, 2002. She served as Acting Chairman during the summer
Prior to being appointed Commissioner,
Dr. Glassman spent over 30 years in the public and private
sectors focusing on financial services regulatory and public
policy issues. She spent the first 12 years of her career
at the Federal Reserve, first at the Federal Reserve Bank
of Philadelphia and subsequently at the Board of Governors,
where her positions included Chief of the Financial Reports
Section and Special Assistant to Governor Henry C. Wallich.
While at the Board of Governors, Dr. Glassman spent one
year on assignment to the U.S. Department of the Treasury
as Senior Economist in the Office of Capital Markets Legislation
during the Carter Administration. Subsequently, she spent
two years at Economists Incorporated, eight years at Furash
& Company, where she was the Managing Director for the
financial services regulatory and public policy practices,
and five years at Ernst & Young, in the Risk Management
and Regulatory Practice and the Quantitative Economics and
Dr. Glassman taught economics at
the University of Cambridge, England, where she remains
a Senior Member of Lucy Cavendish College. She has served
on the Boards of the Federal Reserve Board Credit Union,
the National Economists Club, Women in Housing and Finance,
and the Commission on Savings and Investment in America,
and was on the Executive Advisory Committee for the Bank
Administration Institute's Certified Risk Professional Certification
Dr. Glassman received her M.A.
and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania
and her B.A. in Economics from Wellesley College.