Nicole Creola Kelly is Chief of the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower.
Ms. Kelly previously served as Senior Special Counsel in the Office of the General Counsel and has more than 20 years of experience with the SEC. Among her other roles were Counsel to former SEC Chair Mary Jo White, Counsel to former SEC Commissioner Kara M. Stein, and stints in the Enforcement Division’s Complex Financial Instruments Unit as well as the Whistleblower Office.
Ms. Kelly has a B.A. from Amherst College and a J.D. from Tulane Law School.