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Snyder makes appointment to Judicial Tenure Commission

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Missy Spickler, of Bloomfield Hills, to the Judicial Tenure Commission.

The commission works to ensure the integrity of the judicial process and preserve public confidence in the courts. It investigates complaints of judicial misconduct or incapacity, and recommends disciplinary action.

“The integrity of Michigan’s judiciary is critical to the rule of law. Missy is a talented professional and I am confident she will be a strong voice for the public,” Snyder said.

Spickler is a managing director at Merrill Lynch and founder of The Spickler Group where she works as a financial advisor. She has more than three decades experience in the financial services industry. Spickler was recognized in Barron’s Top 1,200 Advisors by State, named to Barron’s Top 100 Women Financial Advisors in 2012 and 2013, and has been voted by Hour Magazine as a 5-Star Wealth Manager. She is also nationally recognized in Registered Rep.'s "Top 50 Wirehouse Women in 2012 and 2013."  She previously worked as an undercover agent for the Michigan Attorney General. Spickler holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Michigan State University. She replaces Brenda Lawrence.

Spickler will serve a three-year term expiring Dec. 31, 2016, and her appointment is not subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.