Hope Jarkowski is the Co-Head of Government Affairs for ICE, parent company for the New York Stock Exchange, and leads NYSE’s government relations matters before the SEC and Capitol Hill. Hope began her career in the Office of the General Counsel at FINRA, where she worked on a variety of legal and policy issues. She then transitioned to private securities law practice at a Fortune 100 law firm. Hope left the private sector for public service at the SEC in 2010, just before the passage of Dodd-Frank. As a senior lawyer in the Office of General Counsel, and later as Counsel to Commissioner Troy Paredes, Hope provided counsel on the Commission’s rulemaking and enforcement efforts and served as Commissioner Paredes’ liaison to Commission senior SEC staff as well as external constituencies, including members of Congress. Following her SEC service, Hope joined the Senate Banking Committee as SEC Detailee for Securities for then-Ranking Member Mike Crapo. Hope joined ICE in April 2016.