Heather Slavkin Corzo is the director of the AFL-CIO Office of Investment. She joined the AFL-CIO in 2007 as a research analyst and was the senior legal and policy adviser from 2007 through 2014.
The Office of Investment enables workers to have a voice in the capital markets by leading corporate governance shareholder initiatives and advocating for legislative and regulatory reform. It focuses on legal, regulatory and corporate governance issues that impact union- and other worker-based pension, health and savings funds.
Corzo served as a lead policy adviser on financial regulatory reform for the AFL-CIO throughout the 2008 financial crisis and the Dodd-Frank legislative and implementation processes. She focused on issues related to private equity and hedge funds, derivatives, systemic risk and housing. She served as the chair of the Americans for Financial Reform task force on derivatives regulation from 2010 through 2013.
Prior to joining the AFL-CIO, Corzo was assistant counsel at BISYS Fund Services, where she provided legal services related to establishing and maintaining mutual funds, money market funds and registered hedge funds of funds. Corzo received her Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science in journalism from the University of Florida.