Director, Division of Investment Management
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David Grim is Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Investment Management. The Division protects investors and promotes capital formation through oversight of the nation's multi-trillion dollar asset management industry.
Mr. Grim has spent his entire career at the SEC. He joined the Division in 1995 as a Staff Attorney in the Office of Investment Company Regulation. In 1998, he moved to the Division's Office of Chief Counsel, where he held a variety of positions, including being named Assistant Chief Counsel in 2007. Mr. Grim was appointed as Deputy Director of the Division in January 2013. He was named Acting Director and then Director of the Division in 2015. He is responsible for developing regulatory policy for investment advisers and investment companies, including mutual funds, exchange traded funds, closed-end funds, business development companies, unit investment trusts, and variable insurance products.
Before entering his career in public service, Mr. Grim graduated cum laude with a degree in political science from Duke University and received his law degree from George Washington University, where he was managing editor of the George Washington Journal of International Law and Economics.