Melissa MacGregor is a Managing Director and Associate General Counsel at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association in Washington, D.C. where she practices corporate and securities law. She is also a member of the board of directors of the Financial Data Exchange. Prior to joining SIFMA, Ms. MacGregor practiced in the corporate securities practices at Crowell & Moring LLP and Clifford Chance LLP. She was the first PTA President of Discovery Elementary School after helping to form that organization. She has lived in Arlington for over 20 years with her husband, Jim, and their children Elizabeth and Alex. When she is not driving kids around town, she enjoys home design, reading, and planning family trips. She holds a J.D. from American University Washington College of Law and a B.A. from St. Lawrence University.