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Pamela P. Epting, Deputy Commissioner

Pam Epting is Deputy Commissioner for Florida’s Office of Financial Regulation. As Deputy Commissioner, she leads the agency’s operations for the Divisions of Financial Institutions, Securities, Consumer Finance and the Bureau of Financial Investigations. She was appointed to this position in October 2015. Prior to that she served in the Division of Securities as Director, Chief of the Bureau of Registration and a multitude of other roles since 1986. Ms. Epting has been actively involved in the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) since 1994. She serves on NASAA’s Board of Directors, Vice Chair to the CRD/IARD Steering Committee, was previously Vice Chair of NASAA’s Broker Dealer Section, and serves as a speaker at various training programs. Ms. Epting holds a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from Stetson University.

Mark Hammett, Budget Director

Mark Hammett joined the Florida Office of Financial Regulation in October 2007, and was promoted to Budget Director in March 2017. He brings a wealth of accounting experience, having worked as a Financial Administrator in the Division of Consumer Finance prior to assuming his current position. Mark holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the Florida State University.