Management

John Gulliver
Executive Director

John Gulliver develops and seeks to implement policy reforms to the regulation of securities markets and financial institutions. In doing so, Mr. Gulliver works closely with the Committee’s members and meets with regulators and policymakers on Capitol Hill. Mr. Gulliver also manages the Committee’s research team.

Prior to joining the Committee, Mr. Gulliver was a research associate for the MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering, where his work focused on the development of a market-based approach to bank capital requirements. Mr. Gulliver also worked as an Associate for ACA Compliance Group, where he supported the General Counsel. Mr. Gulliver is a graduate of Harvard Law School and the University of Manitoba.

Jacqueline C. McCabe
Deputy Director

Jacqueline McCabe is the Deputy Director  to the Committee. Prior to her current role, Ms. McCabe served as Executive Director for Research of the Committee from 2011 – 2012. While serving as Executive Director, she testified before a House sub-committee on the lack of cost-benefit analysis in Dodd-Frank rulemaking. Before joining the Committee, Ms. McCabe served for seven years as a Vice President and Assistant and Associate General Counsel at Goldman Sachs & Co.  At Goldman Sachs, Ms. McCabe worked within the investment management division (“GSAM”) where she was responsible for GSAM’s private investment funds and managed accounts with institutional clients. Prior to that, Ms. McCabe was an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom in their Investment Management Group. Ms. McCabe graduated from Harvard Law School and from Princeton University with an A.B. in History.

Cristina Leone
CFO and Treasurer

Cristina Leone is a Certified Public Accountant and the CFO and Treasurer for the Committee. Cristina is responsible for all aspects of the organization’s financial functions, including accounting and treasury. Prior to joining the Committee, Cristina practiced auditing in the non-profit sector at Edelstein & Company LLP, one of Inside Public Accounting’s Best of the Best Firms. Cristina graduated magna cum laude and received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Merrimack College in Business Administration and Accounting.

Brian A. Johnson, Ph.D.
Chief Economist

Brian Johnson is Chief Economist for the Committee, where his research focuses on the intersection of law and finance with a particular emphasis on financial regulation. Dr. Johnson’s previous professional experience includes his time as a trader at Jane Street Capital, LLC and corporate associate at Latham & Watkins, LLP. Dr. Johnson is also a former research associate in the macroeconomics research group of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Dr. Johnson received a B.A. in Economics from Yale College, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a M.S. and Ph.D. in Finance from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.

Jonathan Ondrejko
Senior Research Fellow

Jonathan Ondrejko joined the Committee in March 2019 as a Senior Research Fellow. Prior to joining the Committee, he practiced law as a corporate associate in the Boston office of Cooley LLP. At Cooley, he primarily represented technology and life sciences companies and their investors in connection with private financings, M&A transactions, public offerings, securities regulatory compliance, and corporate governance. Jon received a B.A. in International Relations from Boston University, graduating summa cum laude with concentrations in economics and East Asian affairs. He received a J.D. from the Boston University School of Law, graduating summa cum laude and receiving the Alumni Academic Achievement Award for highest cumulative grade point average.

Michelle Vivian
Senior Research Fellow

Michelle Vivian joined the Committee in May 2019 as a Senior Research Fellow.

Elaine Hsu
Deputy Office Manager

Lainey Hsu is the Deputy Office Manager to the Committee. Prior to her current role, Ms. Hsu was a Professional Research Assistant at The University of Colorado Denver in the department of Neurology. During her time in the department, Ms. Hsu worked with a research team focused on Neuromyelitis optica. Ms. Hsu earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Colorado Denver.