Kim Wales is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of CrowdBureau, LLC and Wales Capital, LLC. Professionally, she is a member of the Zahn Center Board of Advisors, a member of The City College Center for the Arts Board of Directors; a member of the Heritage Foundation Securities Regulation Working Group; an Executive Board Member of the Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA); and is an adjunct professor in Economics teaching Entrepreneurship: Women & Diversity at the City College of New York. Ms. Wales work spans being a change agent, lobbyist and advocate. She is recognized as one of the countries thought leaders on the JOBS Act and securities based crowdfunding. She has advised and influenced decision-making through recommendations to the Securities and Exchange Commission, FINRA, European Commission [Building a Capital Markets Union green paper], the Ontario Securities Commission, Taiwan Financial Supervisory Commission, Australian Stock Exchange and other state and federal government agencies as related to equity and debt based crowdfunding and is cited numerous times in the final rules for Title II, III and IV. From 1995 – 2011, Ms. Wales has 17 years of experience in banking.