Joanne Medero

Managing Director, Government Relations

Joanne Medero, Managing Director, is a member of BlackRock's Government Relations Steering Committee.

 

Ms. Medero's service with the firm dates back to 1996, including her years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI she was the global head of Government Relations and Public Policy for Barclays Global Investors, Barclays Capital and Barclays Wealth. Ms. Medero joined BGI as its General Counsel, a position she held for more than ten years. Prior to joining BGI, Ms. Medero was a partner with Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe, in their New York office, specializing in derivatives and market regulation issues. From 1989 to 1993 Ms. Medero served as general counsel of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Previously, she was as associate director for legal and financial affairs at the Office of Presidential Personnel, The White House, from 1986 to 1989.

 

Ms. Medero earned a BA degree, magna cum laude, phi beta kappa, from St. Lawrence University in 1975 and a JD degree, with honours, from the National Law Center of George Washington University in 1978.

 

Joanne Medero

Managing Director, Government Relations

Joanne Medero, Managing Director, is a member of BlackRock's Government Relations Steering Committee.

 

Ms. Medero's service with the firm dates back to 1996, including her years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI she was the global head of Government Relations and Public Policy for Barclays Global Investors, Barclays Capital and Barclays Wealth. Ms. Medero joined BGI as its General Counsel, a position she held for more than ten years. Prior to joining BGI, Ms. Medero was a partner with Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe, in their New York office, specializing in derivatives and market regulation issues. From 1989 to 1993 Ms. Medero served as general counsel of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Previously, she was as associate director for legal and financial affairs at the Office of Presidential Personnel, The White House, from 1986 to 1989.

 

Ms. Medero earned a BA degree, magna cum laude, phi beta kappa, from St. Lawrence University in 1975 and a JD degree, with honours, from the National Law Center of George Washington University in 1978.