Chris Siriani, Partner and President/Chief Compliance Officer/Chief Operations Officer, joined the firm in April 2011. As President, he oversees the development and implementation of the firm’s strategic business plan and operational management to provide the infrastructure necessary to deliver value-added long-term investment performance and outstanding client service, including investment operations, technology and finance. He also serves as the firm’s Chief Compliance Officer responsible for the establishment and enforcement of the firm’s compliance program, ensuring adherence to client guidelines and regulatory requirements. Previously, Chris was Director of Operations/Chief Compliance Officer of Freeman Investment Management Co, LLC (which merged with Investment Science Corporation) where he spearheaded compliance, operations, finance, facilities and HR functions. From 1998 to 2006, Chris advanced from Senior Performance Analyst to Director of Operations at Nicholas-Applegate Capital Management (NACM) where he led a 20-member staff across performance measurement, data administration and mutual fund operations for the firm. He established operational performance metrics to mitigate risk and improve processes. He also served on the firm's GIPS Pricing and Proxy Voting committees. Prior to joining NACM, Chris was a Senior Fund Accountant at Invesco AIM and Senior Mutual Fund Accountant at State Street Bank & Trust. Prior to entering the investment industry, he was an operations manager for two years at Hertz Rent A Car. Chris earned his B.A. in Economics from Boston College. He has 25 years of investment industry experience and is a member of the CFA Society of San Diego.