Griesing Law, LLC – May 2017 to Present
Member, Chair of Corporate Transactions & Compliance and Government & Regulatory Affairs Practice Groups – Represents and provides strategic advice to clients in connection with regulatory, compliance and corporate governance-related matters, particularly within the legal, non-profit and financial services sectors. Expertise in risk management and public policy. Drafts and updates client’s corporate compliance policies; advises educational institutions on Title IX compliance; conducts sensitive confidential investigations and prepares investigative findings and recommendations for allegations of discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Conducts training and cultural audits for in-house teams on diversity and inclusion, corporate culture and elimination of bias. Highly sought speaker and writer on groundbreaking issues and lessons learned from high profile corporate scandals. Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP) by the Compliance Certification Board.
GriesingMazzeo Leadership, LLC – June 2019 to Present Facilitator – Offers diversity and inclusion training and professional coaching to small businesses, middle market companies and diverse-owned businesses. Provides training and human resources advice on sexual harassment, elimination of bias, hiring and firing employees, maternity and FMLA leave, race and gender discrimination, LGBTQ rights, accommodations for disabled veterans and properly classifying independent contractors.
MFR Consultants, Inc. – 2004 to April 2017
Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel – Supervised and oversaw daily management of information technology consulting firm’s operations. Established enterprise-wide risk management program, monitoring financial, operational, legal, and infrastructure risks. Developed corporate business continuity plan (BCP). Constructed contract management protocols to enhance internal operations infrastructure. Developed and implemented corporate branding strategy to enhance external visibility and employee engagement. Reviewed, negotiated and oversaw administration and compliance of contractual agreements. Collaborated with CEO and liaised with outside legal counsel. Developed policies and procedures governing human capital management. Implemented corporate strategic plan. Developed and administered corporate Code of Business Conduct and Ethics.
StoneRidge Investment Partners – 2009 to 2014
Chief Operating Officer and Compliance Officer – Supervised and oversaw the daily management of asset management firm’s legal and compliance program as well as interpreting and applying the rules and regulations promulgated under the Investment Advisor Act of 1940. Established and chaired the Risk Assessment Committee which identified, documented and mitigated business, operational and regulatory risk, enterprise-wide. Monitored financial regulatory and legislative developments affecting the asset management industry and conducted regulatory analysis. Developed cybersecurity plan with IT department. Designed and enhanced the firm’s forensic testing policies and procedures to ensure compliance with federal regulations. Ensured compliance with client investment restrictions and guidelines. Instituted third-party mock audit and oversaw implementation of suggested recommendations. Acted as the primary liaison with Legal Counsel; reviewed all legal documents as well as third-party contracts, and served as the Assistant Secretary to the Board of Directors. Performed all due diligence in connection with investor syndicate-related acquisition candidates. Developed multiple policies and procedures, including those relating to political contributions, third party due diligence, marketing and whistleblowe