In this episode, CSS’s team of former Chief Compliance Officers Korrine Kohm and Victoria Olson sit down to discuss why outsourcing compliance no longer has a negative connotation. As a CCO takes on more responsibilities, from cybersecurity threats to business continuity plans, new regulations, changes in business strategy and more, imagine the benefits of having supplemental resources to complement an existing compliance program. Outsourcing individual tasks enables compliance teams to be more strategic and scale for future growth.
About Our Guest Speakers:
Prior to joining CSS, Korrine Kohm was the Chief Compliance Officer and Head of Operations at Estabrook Capital Management, where she was responsible for all compliance functions of this SEC-registered, $2.1B investment advisory firm. Korrine began her regulatory career while working at Allied Irish Bank (NY) in the Operations Department where she was a key member of AIB’s Compliance Committee, responsible for ensuring compliance with Federal and State regulations. An active member of the National Society of Compliance Professionals for over 10 years, Korrine earned her Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional (IACCPTM ) designation in 2006, is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and obtained her Certified Fraud Examiner designation. In addition to her experience in compliance and banking, Korrine began the 16-week intensive training course in Quantico, Virginia, to become a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. She has particular experience in crafting customized policies and procedures, developing and implementing compliance programs, conducting on-site compliance reviews, acquisition due diligence reviews, risk assessments and mock SEC examinations. She routinely counsels clients on various regulatory matters, including SEC registration issues, social media and advertising, policies related to diminished financial capacity, disclosures and the annual review process.
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.
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