Robin S. Ringo is the Executive Director of Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (“PIABA”), a non-profit bar association whose members represent investors in disputes with the securities industry. Before joining PIABA, Ms. Ringo worked with Joseph C. Long (retired), an Attorney and Professor of Law at the University of Oklahoma, where he specialized in State and Federal Securities Law. She previously served as the Admissions Director at the University of Oklahoma, College of Medicine, and began her career at The University of Oklahoma College of Law where she worked as the Program Coordinator in the Continuing Legal Education Department. Currently, she is a public arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
An advocate of public service, Ms. Ringo currently serves on the Investor Protection Institute (IPI) Board of Directors, a non-profit organization that advances investor protection by conducting and supporting unbiased research and educational programming. Ms. Ringo is a sustaining member of Assistance League of Norman (ALN), and formerly served terms on the Board as Recording Secretary, Bylaws and Finance Chair.
From January 2012 – April 2017, she served on The PIABA Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors, a charitable organization whose mission is to promote investor education by providing the public with information about abuses in the financial services industry. An alumna of Zeta Tau Alpha (ZTA) sorority, Ms. Ringo served several terms as President and House Manager for the ZTA Gamma Upsilon House Association, and one year as the Chapter Membership Advisor. She served as President, Secretary, and Treasurer of the ZTA Norman Alumnae Chapter. She is a former member of the Norman Chapter of the American Cancer Society and Treasurer for the Norman ACS Relay for Life.
Ms. Ringo is the recipient of the Zeta Tau Alpha Distinguished Service Award and University of Oklahoma Distinguished Staff Service Award. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oklahoma, is a member of the OU Alumni Association, and avid OU Sooner fan.
She and her husband, Jim, reside in Norman, Oklahoma. They have two sons, Will and James.