ACA Compliance Group Grows U.S. Compliance Team with Former CCOs, Attorneys, and Regulators

February 15, 2019

In 2018, ACA Compliance Group expanded their team to 270+ compliance professionals (and growing) with new employees who bring a wealth of industry experience, enthusiasm, and talent. New hires include:

Allison Charley - Allison is a Senior Principal Consultant based in the Washington DC metro area. Prior to ACA, Allison worked in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Investment Management as a securities compliance examiner and acting branch chief. Prior to her SEC experience, she was the enterprise chief compliance officer for MIP Global and chief compliance officer for Rydex Investments.

Angelo Crupi - Angelo is a Principal Consultant based in New York City. Prior to ACA, Angelo served as a senior compliance professional at various investment advisers, most recently as Compliance Officer with Blue Ridge Capital, L.L.C. He has also worked for Indus Capital Partners, L.L.C., FrontPoint Partners, L.L.C., Avenue Capital Group, Amaranth Advisors, L.L.C. and the New York Stock Exchange.

Martin Fawzy - Martin is a Principal Consultant based in San Francisco, bringing more than 20 years of compliance leadership experience working with registered investment advisers, hedge funds, and mutual fund administration firms. Prior to ACA, Martin served as Director of Compliance and Regulatory Consulting Services for a compliance consulting firm, providing compliance consulting and outsourcing services to investment advisers.

Stephen Hart - Stephen is a Senior Principal Consultant based in New York. Prior to ACA, Stephen was a Senior Vice President and the Chief Compliance Officer for Cantor Fitzgerald Asset Management & Wealth Partners, covering all Registered Investment Advisers, Pooled Investment Vehicles, SEC Filings, and Alternative Product Offerings.

David Kanefsky - David is a Senior Principal Consultant based in New Jersey. Prior to ACA, David served as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for Dreman Value Management. He also was Chief Compliance Officer for Jana Partners and for Pzena Investment Management. Prior to that, David was Vice President at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. He began his career as an attorney at major corporate law firms including Sidley Austin and Morgan Lewis.

John MraKovcic - John is a Principal Consultant based in New York. Prior to ACA, John worked at TIAA, where he provided compliance support to TIAA’s network of SEC -registered investment advisers and the TIAA family of mutual funds. John started his career at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as an Examiner/Staff Accountant in their New York Regional Office.

Kim Versace – Kimberly is a Senior Principal Consultant based in the Washington DC metro area. Prior to ACA, Kimberly was a practicing attorney in the Regulation and Compliance group of Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP, where she helped investment advisers, including hedge fund and private equity fund managers, navigate securities-related regulatory and compliance matters.

 “ACA’s expanding client base of over 4,000 clients worldwide demands experienced professionals with practical and first-hand knowledge of the issues our clients face,” said Daniel Smith, Partner, ACA Compliance Group. “In 2018, we added professionals to our team to ensure we are able to meet clients’ needs and expand our internal knowledgebase and expertise. We’re excited to have so many additions to our team with diverse industry backgrounds and experience. They bring a wealth of knowledge, enthusiasm and talent to our team and put us in a great position heading into 2019.”

About ACA Compliance Group

ACA Compliance Group (ACA) is a leading provider of governance, risk, and compliance advisory services and technology solutions. We partner with our clients to help them mitigate the regulatory, operational, and reputational risks associated with their business functions. Our clients include leading investment advisers, private fund managers, commodity trading advisors, investment companies, broker-dealers, and domestic and international banks. ACA is based in New York City and has offices in London, Hong Kong, Malta, and other U.S. cities.

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