Lori Pennay is a Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Human Resources and Partnership for Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Partners, Inc. Previously, Ms. Pennay served as a Vice-President and Assistant General Counsel, where she provided legal advice and representation to Cantor and BGC with respect to employment and partnership matters. Prior to joining Cantor Fitzgerald, Ms. Pennay served as employment counsel for Credit (USA) LLC, where she was primarily responsible for providing legal advice and representation for the private banking and certain back office divisions. She began her career as an employment lawyer with the law firm of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP. Ms. Pennay holds a B.A. from Pennsylvania State University with High Distinction honors and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.