Ascendant is proud to have several team members honored by being shortlisted for C5’s 2018 Women in Compliance Awards. The international awards highlight the top achievers and teams in the compliance industry, embodying the efforts of an evolving and dynamic profession.
Ascendant’s Executive Director Jacqueline Hallihan has been shortlisted for the Lifetime Achievement Award for Service to the Compliance Industry, which honors the most influential woman who throughout their career has shown dedication and commitment to influence the advancement of the compliance community.
Jackie has over 25 years’ regulatory and risk management experience, and as the founder of National Regulatory Services, helped pioneer the compliance resource business. She went on to found one of the industry’s key member organizations, the National Society of Compliance Professionals (NSCP) non-profit. Last fall, she was honored for her efforts during the organization’s 30th anniversary celebration. A key member of Ascendant’s team since the firm’s inception, Jackie continues to assist firms of all sizes across the regulatory landscape.
In addition, Ascendant was shortlisted for Compliance Consulting Team of the Year, one of only three U.S. teams to gain the honor. The award is open to all providers of consulting services where the team is led by a woman or can demonstrate that the women on the team contribute significantly to the team’s overall success.
Ascendant has several women in key leadership positions including Jackie Hallihan; Korrine Kohm, Director; Allison Fraser, Director; and Eugenie Warner, Senior Consultant & Associate General Counsel. Our female consultants continually lead some of our most successful client engagements, delivering compliance services to firms with billions in assets under management.