In this episode, CSS’s team of CCOs Matt Calabro and Victoria Olson discuss how CCOs can prepare now for what’s to come with ESG – from policies and procedures to marketing materials and disclosures.
About Our Guest Speakers:
Matt Calabro is an experienced Chief Compliance Officer, having served as CCO for registered mutual funds, investment advisers and a family of UCITS funds. Before joining CSS, Matt was Deputy CCO at Delaware Investments, where he led the daily activities of the firm’s compliance department covering advisory, fund and distribution activity. Under his leadership, Delaware implemented specific improvements in its guideline compliance, advertising review and Code of Ethics programs. Prior to Delaware, Matt spent 20 years in Raymond James’ investment advisory business, where he led mutual fund operations. While there, Matt implemented and upgraded controls, processes and technology and also served as the first full-time CCO to the mutual funds following the adoption of the Compliance Rule. Matt leverages his compliance and operations experience in the investment management industry to assist advisers and investment companies in advancing the effectiveness of their compliance programs.
Victoria Olson has been a compliance consultant for several years, most recently with Alaric Compliance Services. She is a Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional (CRCP issued by FINRA Institute at Wharton), and a Chartered Life Underwriter. She also completed the Certified Anti-Money Laundering specialist (CAMS) course. Victoria previously served as the Chief Compliance Officer to an SEC-registered investment adviser and has extensive experiencing working with RIAs. Prior to consulting, Victoria was Chief Compliance Officer and AML Compliance Officer at Forethought Financial, Director of Compliance at Prudential Financial, and a Senior Compliance Officer at The Phoenix Companies. Victoria formerly served as Chair of the FINRA District 11 Committee and successfully completed the FINRA Series 4, 6, 7, 24 and 66 Examinations.