Ms. Versace is responsible for managing and developing National’s robust compliance program, reporting to the General Counsel and Board of Directors. She provides focused leadership and guidance on compliance-related matters to management, staff, and internal committees. Ms. Versace is also charged with upholding meticulous recordkeeping practices, ensuring the preservation of documentation in accordance with policy and regulation, and working with the General Counsel on regulatory inquiries and examinations.
Prior to joining National, Ms. Versace served as Counsel at Thompson Hine LLP law firm, advising registered investment advisers, private fund managers and registered funds on a range of securities regulatory matters. Prior to that, she served as Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Counsel for an emerging markets hedge fund manager. In this role, she was responsible for implementing and overseeing all aspects of the firm’s compliance program.
Ms. Versace holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Modern Language, Politics from Fairfield University and Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law.