Michael S. Pieciak is Deputy Commissioner of the Vermont Securities Division, the state agency charged with oversight of the securities industry in Vermont. He also serves as chair of the Corporation Finance Section of the North American Securities Administrations Association (NASAA). Mr. Pieciak practiced law in New York City at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group, gaining experience in commercial transactions, corporate governance and investment and financing transactions. He currently serves as NASAA’s observer member of the SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies. He also serves on NASAA’s Federal Legislation, State Legislation and Capital Formation Committees.