Mr. Rome has been the Acting Securities Commissioner for the Colorado Division of Securities since January 2, 2014, where he is responsible for the administration of the Colorado Securities Act. From 2004 to 2013, Mr. Rome was Deputy Securities Commissioner for the Division. As Deputy Commissioner, he directed the Division’s enforcement, licensing and examination activities. Prior to 2004, he served for five years as the Division’s chief legal counsel in all its civil enforcement matters as First Assistant Attorney General for the Colorado Attorney General’s office. In addition to his work as a securities regulator, Mr. Rome served as Senior Attorney for the Resolution Trust Corporation/FDIC, where he directed the Civil Fraud Task Force for the Denver office. Mr. Rome has also worked for 6 years as a criminal prosecutor, including two years prosecuting securities law violations investigated by the Division. He currently teaches a course in real estate securities and syndication at the University of Denver, Daniels College of Business. Mr. Rome received his law degree from the University of Denver’s School of Law, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder.