Don Andrews has 27 years of experience as a highly successful SEC prosecutor, defense attorney, Chief Compliance Officer, and Chief Risk Officer. His expertise is broad and covers banks, investment advisers, mutual funds, broker-dealers, compliance for trust companies, private funds and the creation and implementation of risk management programs at all of the above institutions. He has had significant success in preparing firms for regulatory examinations and has an excellent relationship with and healthy respect for all the major regulators. Throughout his career, he has navigated his compliance teams through hundreds of examinations at various financial firms wherein he maintained the highest rating on each and every entity level examination. Don is also an educator and has implemented firm element and training programs at Bessemer Trust and Van Kampen Investments. His approach is highly collaborative, efficient and pragmatic and he greatly enjoys assisting compliance and risk management teams build infrastructure that is not only suited to their institution, but can thrive in this difficult regulatory environment. He is a graduate of Elmhurst, Harvard University and IIT/Chicago-Kent.