Troy A. Paredes is the founder of Paredes Strategies LLC. From 2008-2013, Paredes was a Commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, having been appointed by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
Since leaving government, Paredes has had a wide-ranging consulting practice advising on compliance, financial regulation, corporate governance, and governmental and regulatory affairs.
Before becoming an SEC Commissioner, Paredes was a professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis. Currently, he is a Distinguished Scholar in Residence at NYU School of Law and a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School.
Paredes is the author of academic articles on financial regulation, corporate governance, and innovation, and is a co-author (beginning with the 4th edition) of a multi-volume treatise on securities regulation.
Paredes co-hosts a podcast on fintech called “Appetite for Disruption.”
Paredes is a senior advisor at CamberView Partners, LLC, a member of the board of advisors of StreetShares, Inc., and a member of the compliance advisory council of Balyasny Asset Management L.P. He served on the board of directors of Electronifie Inc. from 2015-2017.
Paredes holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from UC Berkeley and earned his J.D. from Yale Law School.