Compliance Jobs Report: July 23

The Compliance Jobs Report is robust again this week! We have new hires at TransUnion, Dapper Labs, PharmScript, Encore Capital, and elsewhere; job leads in higher ed, supply chain management, and toys — and a CCO landing at the Justice Department to head up corporate misconduct enforcement. Our Meme of the Week goes out to privacy.

As always, thank you to all the compliance people sending me tips and links to keep this report going. We need your help to make the Report work, so send me some news! If you have a tip to pass along, email me at [email protected] or find me on LinkedIn.

Compliance Jobs News

At long last, compliance officers, it’s happened — we have one of our own at the heights of the U.S. Justice Department! Earlier this week the Senate confirmed Kenneth Polite to be assistant attorney general for the Criminal Division. Most recently Polite had been a partner at law firm Morgan Lewis, but in 2017 and 2018 he was chief compliance officer at Entergy. He was also U.S. attorney in Louisiana during the Obama Administration. We look forward to his first speech about corporate compliance programs sometime soon.

And if you want a second reminder that the revolving door of regulatory oversight turns constantly, Kathy Kraninger, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau during the Trump Administration, has joined cryptocurrency startup Solidus Labs as its head of regulatory affairs. Apparently Solidus provides market surveillance technologies.

Lizette Arias has joined TransUnion as manager of the global fraud and internal reporting program. Arias comes to the credit reporting giant from GE Aviation, where she had been a compliance and regulatory officer for two years. 

Compliance jobsJenny McVey has joined French life sciences company bioMérieux as its North America compliance officer. McVey comes to the firm from Hands International, a nonprofit healthcare education organization, where she had been compliance lead for two years. She is based in Salt Lake City. 

Steward Health Care has hired Greg Ehardt as chief compliance officer. Ehardt joins the Dallas-based company from Christus Health, also in Texas; where he was chief compliance and privacy officer. 

Premier Biotech, a maker of rapid drug-testing devices, has hired Regina Morano as chief legal and compliance officer. Morano had previously been chief regulatory and compliance officer at Cordant Health Solutions. She’s based in Washington, D.C.

In Saudi Arabia, James Walker has joined NEOM, a government economic development agency, as head of ethics and compliance. He comes to NEOM from the Compass Group, where he had been head of ethics and compliance since 2019. 

In South Sudan, Elinami Mangesho has joined Trinity Technologies Ltd., a provider of data centers, as manager of risk and compliance. Mangesho previously worked in Tanzania as head of risk and compliance for Airtel Money Tanzania Ltd.

Dapper Labs, a blockchain videogame company (“the serious business of fun and games on the blockchain!”) based in Vancouver, has hired Alex Levine as head of regulatory and legal affairs. Levine comes to Dapper from Tokensoft, a blockchain finance startup, where he had been head of legal for two years. 

Samantha Molleda has a new job as director of compliance and privacy at PharmScript Corp. Molleda had been working at Westchester Medical Center in New York for the last 18 months as director of compliance and privacy. 

Advisor Group, a nationwide network of independent wealth management firms, has hired Amy Hamilton as chief of staff (to the CEO) and head of internal audit. Hamilton was previously chief audit executive at LPL Financial for three years. 

In Greenwich, Conn., digital asset exchange Symbridge has hired Joshua Oliver to be chief compliance officer. Oliver joins Symbridge after seven years as head of compliance at Metropolitan Commercial Bank in New York. 

Erin Kappler Kelly has left CVS Health, where she spent eight years in various legal roles, to join Signify Health as chief compliance officer. Signify is a hospital and healthcare system based in Dallas. 

Encore Capital Group, a publicly traded debt collector, has hired Steve Carmichael as chief risk and compliance officer. Carmichael joins Encore from Discover Financial Services, where he most recently was head of enterprise and financial risk management. 

Pinnacle Financial Partners has hired Jordan Walters as IT audit manager. Walters comes to Pinnacle, which sells financial services and products to business customers, from AllianceBernstein, where he had been IT audit team leader. 

Promoted: Nicole Davis, at Charles Schwab, from senior manager of the first line risk office (awesome title) to director of digital services risk management (also an awesome title). Davis has been with Schwab since 2019.

Citigroup has hired Alex Golbin as head of strategy, planning, and governance for operations and tech transformation. Golbin joins Citi from IHS Markit, where he had been global head of its risk assessments business; some of you might also remember him from his long tenure at BNY Mellon, where he had been head of technology third-party governance until 2019.

And Christine Moore, chief audit executive at Comerica Bank, has joined the board of Cooper Standard, a company that makes industrial components. One assumes (but is not certain) that Moore will serve on the audit committee. 


Ronnie Kann is celebrating one year as head of ethics and compliance at Energizer Holdings in St. Louis.

Leonardo Silva is celebrating five years as chief compliance and privacy officer at Ferring Pharmaceuticals in Switzerland. 

Vendors and Service Providers

Cisive, a vendor that sells onboarding and employee background check services, has acquired due diligence vendor Blue Umbrella. Purchase price undisclosed, alas. 

Open Req Orders

Virginia Commonwealth University is seeking a chief ethics and compliance officer. VCU is in Richmond, Va. 

WESCO International, “a provider of supply chain solutions,” whatever that means, is seeking a chief ethics and compliance officer. Job is based in Pittsburgh.

Mattel is looking for a vice president of internal audit. Job is based in El Segundo, Calif. 

Compliance Meme of the Week

That’s all for this week’s report.

As always, if you have a tip or want to brag about your new job, promotion, career milestone, or anything else, email me at [email protected] or find me on LinkedIn. I’m always happy to give credit to the many hard-working people here in our corner of the business universe.

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