Eric Werner is the Regional Director of the SEC's Fort Worth Office. Mr. Werner was previously the Acting Co-Regional Director and served as the Associate Regional Director of Enforcement in the Fort Worth office since 2018.
Mr. Werner has worked at the Commission for 26 years, including the last 18 years in the Fort Worth office. As Regional Director, Mr. Werner oversees more than 100 personnel, including attorneys, accountants, investigators, and securities compliance examiners who focus on enforcement actions and compliance examinations across Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Kansas.
Prior to joining the Fort Worth office, Mr. Werner worked in the Division of Enforcement's Home Office as an investigative attorney and later in the Office of Chief Counsel. Mr. Werner’s has worked with the Complex Financial Instruments Unit, the Public Finance Abuse Unit, the Distributed Ledger Technology Working Group, and the Dark Web Monitoring Group. He holds a law degree from Washington University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Occidental College.