Brent R. Baker has been elected chairman of the Utah Securities Commission. Baker is a director and shareholder at Clyde Snow & Sessions, where he is a member of the firm’s government and independent investigations and white-collar crime practice groups. His practice focuses on defending corporate, institutional and individual clients in regulatory enforcement investigations and litigation. Baker has more than 23 years of securities experience. Prior to joining Clyde Snow & Sessions, Baker was a senior attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and a special assistant U.S. attorney for 14 years. In 2015, he was nominated by Gov. Gary R. Herbert to serve as commissioner of the Utah Securities Commission and is currently serving his second term.