The Ascendant Compliance Management Team

Ascendant’s core strength is our people. Our team members have complementary and diverse backgrounds that enable us to partner with you to make compliance a source of strength.


Jon Higgins

Jon Higgins

President, Director, Partner

Connecticut

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Jon is President and Director/Partner of Ascendant Compliance Management. Formerly Jon was Chief Operating Officer (COO) and acting President at National Regulatory Services (NRS). During his 17 years' experience in the compliance industry, he created the first Investment Advisor database and research tool housing public information from the Form ADV on over 28,000 Investment Advisers.


Jacqueline Hallihan

Jacqueline Hallihan

Director, Partner

Connecticut

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Jackie is a Director of Ascendant Compliance Management and has over 25 years' regulatory and risk management experience. She was the founder of National Regulatory Services (NRS) which started the compliance resource business and served as its President for over 20 years.


Samantha Addonizio

Samantha Addonizio

Compliance Services Consultant

Connecticut

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Owen Beck

Owen Beck

Director Client Services, ACM

Connecticut

Matt J. Calabro

Matt J. Calabro

Compliance Services Consultant

New York

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Lisa Caruso

Lisa Caruso

Vice President

New York

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Michael Chiappetta

Michael Chiappetta

Senior Marketing Communications Manager

Connecticut

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Sally Cole

Sally Cole

Partner, Manager, Client Accounts

Connecticut

Roger Crain

Roger Crain

Partner, Director of Client Services

Connecticut

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Brian DeDonato

Brian DeDonato CAIA

Consultant

Connecticut

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Adam DiPaolo

Adam DiPaolo CISA, CRISC

Compliance Services Consultant

Connecticut

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Allison Fraser

Allison Fraser CFE

Compliance Services Consultant

New York

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Deb Galli

Deb Galli

Director of Conferences + Education

Connecticut

John J. Gentile

John J. Gentile

Director/Partner

Connecticut

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Peter R. Guarino

Peter R. Guarino

Compliance Services Consultant

New York

Tom Hackett

Tom Hackett

Data Analyst

Connecticut

Catherine Hotaling

Catherine Hotaling

Director of Product Development

Connecticut

Neil Kennedy

Neil Kennedy

Client Services

Connecticut

Korrine Kohm

Korrine Kohm CFE

Vice President, Partner

New York

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Melissa Maleri

Melissa Maleri MBA

Director of Marketing

Connecticut

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Keith Marks

Keith Marks

Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Connecticut

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Diego Medina

Diego Medina

Vice President of Engineering, ACM

New York

Melanie Mendoza

Melanie Mendoza

Compliance Services Consultant

New York

Ameer Mian

Ameer Mian

Trading Analyst

New York

Mike Mirantz

Mike Mirantz

Partner, Manager, Client Services

Connecticut

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Jason Morton

Jason Morton

Advisor – ACM

Connecticut

Tim Nelson

Tim Nelson

Chief Technology Officer, ACM

New York

Martin Norfolk

Martin Norfolk CISA

Chief Information Officer

Connecticut

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Linda Noyes

Linda Noyes

Vice President

Connecticut

Jay Petkovich

Jay Petkovich

Director, Enterprise Sales & Business Development

Connecticut

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Andrew Rodriguez

Andrew Rodriguez

Director of Sales

Connecticut

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Neil Visnapuu

Neil Visnapuu

Director, ACM

Connecticut

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Eugenie Warner

Eugenie Warner

Vice President, Compliance Services Consultant

Connecticut

E.J. Yerzak

E.J. Yerzak CISA, CISM, CRISC

Partner, VP of Technology, Compliance Services Consultant

Connecticut

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Dianna Zentner

Dianna Zentner

Compliance Services Consultant

San Francisco

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Work For Ascendant Compliance

Ascendant Compliance Management Inc, the nation’s leader in compliance innovation for hedge funds, broker dealers and investment advisors, is expanding our consulting department. Having experienced tremendous growth Ascendant is looking for motivated compliance professionals seeking challenges and opportunities. This is a great opportunity to join a successful, growing firm in a fast paced and dynamic environment.