F. Gregory Ahern, Executive Vice President for Corporate Communications and Government Relations, is responsible for FINRA’s media, government relations, member relations and investor education programs, and oversees FINRA's editorial, production, design and multimedia communications services.
Previously, Mr. Ahern was the Chief Public Communications Officer for the Investment Company Institute (ICI), where he was responsible for all strategic communications. Prior to joining ICI, he was Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Jennison Associates, and from 1994 to 2002, served as Senior Vice President for External Affairs at State Street Corporation. From 1985 to 1994, Mr. Ahern was head of marketing and communications at The Boston Company.
Mr. Ahern began his career as a banker and held various private banking positions in the United States and in London. He received his bachelor of arts degree from Brown University, and serves on the board of the Westerly Hospital Foundation and Employee Benefit Research Institute.