Jarcho will oversee a staff of approximately 450 lawyers, accountants and examiners responsible for inspections of U.S.-registered investment advisers and investment companies. The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) uses a risk-based approach to the examination of investment advisers and investment companies.
Jarcho has been the acting national associate director of the Investment Adviser/Investment Company (IA/IC) exam program since March. She joined the SEC in 1990 and previously served as associate director of the IA/IC examination program in the SEC’s Chicago regional office. She began her SEC career in the Division of Enforcement and held several positions including branch chief, senior trial counsel and assistant regional director before joining the OCIE in 2008.
Jarcho holds a bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College and a law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School.