Adam Anicich serves as the Special Advisor to the Director and Investor Engagement Manager. In this role, he is responsible for a wide range of activities, including developing relationships and outreach initiatives with both institutional and retail investors, supporting the Investor Advocate, and working with the SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee. He is also the Investor Advocate’s delegate to FinHub. Anicich joined the SEC in 2016 as Program Manager for International Enforcement and Technical Assistance in the Office of International Affairs.
Prior to joining the SEC, Anicich was the Director of External Coordination and Chief Appropriations Officer at the Department of Homeland Security. From 2010 to 2014, Anicich oversaw congressional and legislative affairs for the Department of Veterans Affairs in The Capitol. Earlier he held leadership positions at the Department of Commerce, Health and Human Services, Missile Defense Agency, and spent six years in the private sector at two southern California banks.
Anicich received a bachelor’s degree and Master of Business Administration from Saint Leo University, completed three years towards a Doctorate in Management at the University of Maryland, and obtained an LLM certificate in securities and financial regulation from Georgetown University Law Center.
Anicich remains active in the Veterans Community as Vice Chairman of the Interagency Veterans Advisory Council, and as a member on a number of executive committees at the Department of Veterans Affairs.