RESTON, Va., Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- PagnatoKarp welcomes Janice Powell to the firm as their Chief Compliance Officer. Janice oversees the firm's compliance program, monitoring daily activities of the advisors and staff, and maintaining the standards of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. She also oversees the firm's TrueFiduciary™ Standards, for which PagnatoKarp is the founder and trademark holder, ensuring the interests of clients come first.
"Janice has truly impressive practical knowledge specific to the financial industry," says Paul A. Pagnato, founder and CEO at PagnatoKarp. "She will be instrumental in streamlining compliance for our firm as we set a course for unprecedented growth and expansion in the industry."
Janice is an insightful compliance leader with in-depth knowledge of fiduciary responsibility and applicable laws, rules, and regulations. With over 18 years of experience in wealth management, she is well respected for her design and implementation of risk-based compliance programs with The Index Group, Convergent Wealth Advisors, Zions Bancorporation, and BOK Financial.
"PagnatoKarp is dedicated to transparency and clarity and this guides everything we do," says Powell. "I am thrilled to join a team of trailblazers focused on safety, openness, and the best interests of clients, as we strive to help shape the future of wealth management with TrueFiduciary™ Standards."
Janice holds both a Bachelor of Business Management and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. She has earned the Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional (IACCP®) designation from National Regulatory Service and the Investment Adviser Association. She is also a member of The Fiduciary and Investment Risk Management Association, Inc. (FIRMA).
PagnatoKarp is an independent wealth advisory firm with over $3 billion assets under advisement1 and offices in VA, MD, and DC. Founded by Paul A. Pagnato and David W. Karp, Pagnato is ranked #19 on Barron's Top 100 Independent Wealth Advisors2 and #30 on Forbes America's Top Wealth Advisors3. PagnatoKarp aims to provide clarity and peace of mind for ultra and high-net-worth clients by turning complex issues into sophisticated solutions. We offer digitally integrated, in-house services for investment, planning, tax, legal, private banking, family governance, and concierge. With TrueFiduciary™ Standards, clients receive advice in their best interest focused on safety of assets, simplicity, and cost. www.pagnatokarp.com or 703-468-2700.
1as of 12/30/17. 2Barron's ranking reflects volume of assets overseen by advisor teams, revenues generated, quality of practices. Scoring system assigns top score of 100, rates rest by comparing with winner. 3Developed by Shook Research, Forbes ranking based on overall quality of practice and algorithm of qualitative/quantitative data received in nominations from over 11,000 professionals from financial services, banks, brokerages, custodians, insurance, clearing houses, RIAs. Criteria includes client retention, industry experience, compliance records, firm nominations, AUM, revenue generated for firms. Seven years minimum experience. Rankings may not be representative of any one client's experience but reflect criteria by publication issuing ranking, and not indicative of future performance.
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