The Advocate may become a powerful voice for small businesses and small business investors, providing assistance, conducting outreach to better understand their concerns and recommending improvements to the regulatory environment. Small businesses are the engines of economic growth and thus are incredibly important to the country.

The Advocate will be appointed and report to the SEC Chairman and Commissioners and will be responsible for establishing and overseeing a new SEC office – the Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation – with the mission of advocating for the interests of small businesses and small business investors.

How to apply

Interested individuals should review the detailed information in the vacancy announcement, which is available here.  To be considered for the Advocate position, an applicant should please submit the following to Kristin Andrews at