Chuck Senatore is an executive vice president and head of regulatory coordination and strategy for Fidelity Investments. He is responsible for strategic direction on regulatory and compliance matters, and coordinating the firm’s strategy among its federal, state and international regulators. From May 2003 until October 2014, Mr. Senatore was Fidelity’s head of corporate compliance and ethics.
Prior to joining Fidelity in May 2003, Mr. Senatore served as Co-Head of Global Compliance at Merrill Lynch, and Head of the firm’s Regulatory Affairs Group. From 1994 to 1997, Mr. Senatore served as Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Southeast Region.
Prior to his service at the Commission, Mr. Senatore practiced law in South Florida, and served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of Florida, including service as Chief of that office’s Public Corruption Section.
Mr. Senatore is a member of the FINRA Compliance Advisory Committee and the Standing Advisory Group to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. He is also an advisor to the American Law Institute’s project on the Principles of the Law, Compliance, Enforcement, and Risk Management for Corporations, Nonprofits, and Other Organizations. He served previously as Chair of FINRA’s National Adjudicatory Council and Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Society of Compliance Professionals, as well as an Adjunct Professor of Securities Regulation at the University of Miami Law School.
Mr. Senatore received a bachelor of arts degree in Economics from Williams College and earned a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.