Luis A. Aguilar served as a Commissioner at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission from July 31, 2008 to December 31, 2015, and was the eighth longest-serving Commissioner in SEC history. Currently he serves on the Boards of Directors of Envestnet, Inc. (NYSE: ENV) and Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: DFIN). Commissioner Aguilar is also a partner in Falcon Cyber Investments, a multistage equity investment vehicle exclusively focused on Cybersecurity Investments.
Commissioner Aguilar’s previous experience includes serving as the general counsel, head of compliance, executive vice president, and corporate secretary of Invesco. His career includes tenure as a partner at the following prominent national law firms: McKenna Long & Aldridge, LLP (subsequently merged with Dentons US LLP); Alston & Bird LLP; Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP; and Powell Goldstein Frazer & Murphy LLP (subsequently merged with Bryan Cave LLP). He began his legal career as an attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
He has been active in numerous civic and business associations including the Latin American Association. He has served on various Boards, including the Girl Scouts Council of Northwest Georgia, Inc., Georgia Hispanic Bar Association, United States Fund for UNICEF Southeast Regional Chapter, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF), Leadership Atlanta, and CIFAL Atlanta, Inc. He has been very active with national organizations such as the Hispanic National Bar Association. In addition, he served as the President of the Hispanic National Bar Foundation from September 2006 to July 2008.
He is a graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law, and also received a master of laws degree in taxation from Emory University. He has successfully completed Series 7, 24, 63, and 65 examinations in connection with serving as president and a director of a registered broker-dealer.