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Emil Henry -- Department of the Treasury
Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions

Emil W. Henry, Jr. was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Institutions on October 13, 2005. As Assistant Secretary, Mr. Henry serves as an advisor to the Secretary of Treasury on matters regarding financial institutions legislation and regulation, legislation affecting federal agencies that regulate or insure financial institutions, securities markets legislation and regulation, financial modernization, and the promotion of consumer access and protection in financial services. Mr. Henry also oversees the Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection and Compliance, the Office of Financial Education, and the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. In addition, Mr. Henry manages the office of Financial Markets Policy. In this capacity, he advises the Secretary on matters related to government securities, derivatives markets, financing initiatives, bankruptcy and financial contract netting, risk management, trading and clearing systems, financial accounting, corporate governance, disclosure requirements, inflation-indexed securities, and savings bond rates and terms. In these roles, Mr. Henry also advises the Secretary with respect to financial market issues discussed and coordinated by the President's Working Group on Financial Markets. Chaired by the Secretary of the Treasury, the Working Group includes the Chairs of the Federal Reserve Board, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Mr. Henry brings more than 20 years experience on Wall Street and in the financial community to the position. Before joining the Treasury, he most recently served as a senior partner of Gleacher Partners, a worldwide investment banking and investment management firm where he was Managing Director, Chairman of Asset Management, and Chairman of Gleacher Fund Advisors. During his tenure with Gleacher, he had oversight responsibility for the firm’s core investment activities which include private equity and mezzanine debt investing and several pooled investment vehicles in the form of hedge funds. Mr. Henry has extensive experience in management buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financing, and a wide array of sophisticated investment vehicles. Prior to his position at Gleacher Partners, Mr. Henry was a member of Morgan Stanley’s merchant banking arm responsible for the firm’s principal investments. Mr. Henry graduated cum laude in Economics from Yale University in 1983 and received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1987. Mr. Henry is married with three children and maintains residence in Washington, D.C. and Katonah, NY.

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