Gigi Szekely Named Director of Compliance, Bringing Wealth of Experience in Enterprise Compliance Strategy & Systems to Buy-side Investment Management Firms
BOSTON, MA, (April 21, 2015) - IMP Consulting, the implementation experts in compliance, risk and trading systems, today announced the addition of industry executive, Gigi Szekely, as the Director of Compliance.
In this role, Ms. Szekely will be responsible for managing, and growing IMP’s Compliance practice, which includes the newly launched CLEAR service (Compliance Library Enhancement and Audit Review). She will also be involved in providing analytics and advisory support for implementing and enhancing automated investment guideline libraries.
Ms. Szekely has over 15 years of senior compliance management experience working for buy-side investment management firms. Prior to joining IMP Consulting, Ms. Szekely was the Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer at Eaton Vance Distributors, Inc. where she was responsible for implementing and managing the firm’s compliance program designed to ensure an effective control environment to support the sale and distribution of mutual funds, closed-end funds, separately managed accounts and alternative investments.
She has extensive experience evaluating and implementing enterprise-wide compliance and risk management systems in addition to conducting due diligence and oversight of third-party service providers and vendors.
“Gigi’s direct experience as a Chief Compliance Officer at one of the oldest investment management firms in the U.S., ensures an unparalleled wealth of knowledge that can be passed on to our clients,” said Jane Stabile, President of IMP Consulting. “We welcome Gigi during a time of IMP’s increased stature in the marketplace and look forward to her contributions to both the company and our clients.”
“I was drawn to IMP Consulting for its unique capabilities, in-depth knowledge of the investment management industry and its ongoing commitment to supporting their clients’ compliance initiatives,” said Gigi Szekely, Director of Compliance, at IMP Consulting. “With unique offerings such as CLEAR, IMP addresses the pain points that CCOs experience in ensuring that the compliance programs throughout the organization are effective and efficient.”
Ms. Szekely is a member of the National Society of Compliance Professionals and a frequent speaker at conferences for her thought leadership in various topics including, Service Provider Oversight and Due Diligence, the Role of the Chief Compliance Officer, and SEC Rule 17a-4 Recordkeeping Requirements.