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Bridge Award Profiles : Roel C. Campos
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National Bridge Awards

2015 Richard A. Gonzalez

2014 Jonas Prising 

2012 William C. Weldon

2010 John T. Chambers
2009 Michael E. Szymanczyk
2008 Indra K. Nooyi
2007 Ronald A. Williams
2006 H. Lee Scott, Jr.
2005 Jeffrey Noddle
2004 Ivan G. Seidenberg


Chicago Bridge Awards

2015 Jim Skogsbergh

2014 Robert L. Parkinson, Jr. 

2013 Don Thompson

2012 Gregory D. Wasson

2011 Patricia Hemingway Hall

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2009 Gregory C. Case

2007 Robert W. Lane

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2005 John W. Rowe


Bridge Advocate Awards

2015 Pat Harris

2010 Maestro Paul Freeman

2009 James C. Tyree

2006 John W. Rogers, Jr.

2004 Roel C. Campos

"Whenever and wherever possible, I reinforce the idea that Hispanics, African-Americans and Asian comprise the greatest areas of growth in our country and make it clear that these groups don't fully participate in financial markets."           


Roel C. Campos

Roel C. Campos was nominated to the Securities and Exchange Commission by President George W. Bush on July 16, 2002 and confirmed by the Senate on July 25, 2002. He was sworn in as a Commissioner on August 22, 2002.

Prior to being nominated to the Commission, Mr. Campos was one of two principal owners of El Dorado Communications and served as an executive with the radio broadcasting company at its headquarters in Houston, Texas. Mr. Campos began his career, however, with the Government, serving as an officer in the U.S. Air Force. For the next fifteen years, he worked in Los Angeles, California for major law firms as a corporate transactions/securities lawyer and litigator. Campos served in the government for a second time beginning in 1985 as a federal prosecutor for several years in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles. He successfully prosecuted complex and violent narcotics cartels. He also investigated and prosecuted major government contractors for fraudulent conduct. After being in private law practice for several years, he co-founded El Dorado Communications, Inc. Now, he has returned to the public sector.

Mr. Campos earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School (1979), his MBA from UCLA (1972) and his BS from the U.S. Air Force Academy (1971).

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