Gordian Compliance Solutions, a boutique consulting firm specialising in regulatory compliance services for financial industry firms, has promoted four employees to managing partner positions.
Each of the new partners – Ben Buckwalter, Patrick Dominguez, Yulia Kalk and Justin Schleifer – has been with the firm for more than three years and has been instrumental in its growth.
Buckwalter serves as general counsel for both Gordian Compliance Solutions and affiliate, Gordian Investments, a FINRA member broker-dealer. Buckwalter also serves as senior compliance consultant to the firm’s investment adviser clients.
Dominguez serves as the director of investment adviser services for Gordian Compliance, a position in which he coordinates consulting activities for the investment adviser consulting business and promotes the organisation and growth of the firm’s consulting programme.
Additionally, Dominguez acts as senior compliance consultant to numerous clients and fulfils the duties of chief compliance officer for an SEC registered investment adviser.
Kalk leads the Gordian’s broker-dealer services division and acts as chief compliance officer for Gordian Investments. Kalk is also the chief operating officer for Gordian Compliance Solutions and is responsible for coordinating internal processes within the firm.
Schleifer acts as the chief compliance officer for both registered investment advisers and broker-dealers, in addition to serving as the chief financial officer for Gordian Compliance and Gordian Investments.
“These individuals have shown excellent loyalty and have contributed significantly to the firm’s success,” says Niel Armstrong, founder and president of Gordian. “With this core team, we will continue to provide top-quality service that our clients have come to expect.”