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Erin Koeppel, JD

Managing Director, Government Relations and Public Policy

Erin Koeppel was named CFP Board’s Managing Director, Government Relations and Public Policy in November 2023. In this role, she leads CFP Board’s public policy positions before Congress, the executive branch of the federal government, state legislatures, and other state government offices.

Prior to this role, Erin was CFP Board’s Deputy General Counsel – Adjudication for more than five years, serving as lead counsel to the Disciplinary and Ethics Commission (DEC), which reviews and takes appropriate action with respect to alleged violations of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Conduct (Code and Standards). Erin oversaw critical projects such as implementing CFP Board’s new Procedural Rules, designed to make the adjudication process more efficient, and managing the adjudication of increased enforcement actions. In her role, Erin also worked with CFP Board’s Standards Resource Commission, developing comprehensive guidance resources that interpret and apply the Code and Standards.

Before joining CFP Board, Erin was a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP, where she represented financial services firms and individuals in navigating complex regulatory and enforcement matters.

Erin earned her Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School, where she was a Note Editor of Cornell’s Journal of Law and Public Policy, and her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Sociology from Ohio Wesleyan University, where she graduated magna cum laude.