Charles V. Senatore

Charles V. Senatore

Lecturer in Law

Chuck Senatore is an executive vice president and head of risk oversight for Devonshire Investors, a unit within FMR LLC, the parent company of Fidelity Investments, focusing on long-term investments in operating companies and real estate, as well as the management of private venture funds.   In his role, Mr. Senatore is accountable for oversight and strategic direction pertaining to the compliance, legal, regulatory and risk related functions for Devonshire’s constituent businesses.  He also serves as Chief Compliance Officer for Impresa Management LLC., a registered investment adviser within the Devonshire unit.

In earlier roles at Fidelity, he led the firm’s global compliance and ethics function for over eleven years, and served as the firm’s head of regulatory coordination and strategy.

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 Standing Advisory Group to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.  He is also a member of the American Law Institute, advising on its 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.