Previously, she was part of the regulatory legal team at Getco LLC and then was global head of government & regulatory affairs at KCG, the company that resulted from the merger of Knight Capital with GETCO.  She joined the Chicago-based electronic trading firm in June of 2010.
Before joining Getco and KCG Holdings, King was associate director, division of trading and markets at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. She had been with the SEC since 1993. She supervised the division's regulation of the exchange-listed options industry as well as other derivatives. She was also in charge of directing the SEC's policy on regulating OTC derivatives.
King was instrumental in guiding the industry toward trading in penny increments.
King has a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and an A.B. from Duke University.
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