The Securities & Exchange Commission today announced that Mark D. Reinhold has been named the agency’s Chief Human Capital Officer & Director of the Office of Human Resources. He has served as the acting head of the office since October 2022.

Mr. Reinhold will manage the agency’s human resources programs & policies in areas such as leadership & employee development, recruitment & retention, labor relations, performance management, & compensation & benefits.

“I have valued Mark’s counsel in support of our most important resource at the Securities & Exchange Commission: our dedicated staff,” said SEC Chair Gary Gensler. “As Mark takes on this new role, I look forward to working with him to help ensure that the SEC continues to be one of the best places to work in the Federal Government.”

SEC Chief Operating Officer Kenneth Johnson added, “The SEC’s workforce is its strongest asset. Mark’s strong leadership skills & deep expertise in human resources management at the SEC will greatly assist our efforts to continually improve & strengthen our human capital programs.”

Mr. Reinhold said, “I am greatly honored to lead a fantastic team of human resources professionals & deliver outstanding programs & services in support of the SEC’s critical mission.”

Mr. Reinhold has more than 30 years of human resources experience within the federal government, including 12 years as a member of the Senior Executive Service. In 2020, he joined the SEC as its Deputy Chief Human Capital Officer. Prior to joining the SEC staff, Mr. Reinhold was an Associate Director at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management where he led a team responsible for developing human resources policy for the federal civilian workforce in the areas of recruitment & hiring, pay & leave, performance management, employee & labor relations, work-life programs, training & workforce development, diversity & inclusion, & strategic human capital management.

In 2017, Mr. Reinhold received a Presidential Rank Award in recognition of a sustained record of exceptional achievement as a member of the Senior Executive Service. Mr. Reinhold earned his bachelor’s degree from Albright College.