The Power 20
Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission
Elisse Walter recently took over as chairman of the SEC from Mary Schapiro, and advisers are already buzzing about her potential actions as head regulator in the new year. While it is unclear how long she will serve, what is clear is her approach: She is forthright in defending her positions but willing to listen to the other side.
To read Mark Schoeff Jr.'s full profile of Ms. Walter, click here.