Anita Herrera.Ms. Herrera is the General Counsel Emerita for Nodal Exchange, LLC and Nodal Clear, LLC. She has over 20 years of legal experience in energy and commodities trading. Ms. Herrera joined Nodal Exchange as the Chief Compliance Officer in October 2008. At Nodal Exchange’s Tysons Corner offices, Ms. Herrera role was to oversee legal, compliance and regulatory matters.

Ms. Herrera was previously the founder and Managing Partner of OTC Legal, LLC focusing on business law and compliance matters. She was an attorney for both the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Federal Regulatory Energy Commission. Ms. Herrera was formerly Trading Counsel for Statoil Energy and was Counsel for the law firms of McGuireWoods and Sutherland. She is an active member of the bar in Virginia and Washington, D.C., and a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

Ms. Herrera holds a Juris Doctorate from Temple University Beasley School of Law and a B.B.A. in Business Management from the College of William & Mary.

She serves as Treasurer and a Board Director of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) of Northern Virginia, which is a position she has held for over ten years. She is also a 2003 graduate of the Leadership Fairfax Signature program.

Ms. Herrera has been a resident of Fairfax County for over 20 years and lives in McLean. She enjoys the Fairfax County golf facilities and often is exploring various local park facilities on foot and by bicycle.