Ann E. Oglanian founded ReGroup in 2002 as an interdisciplinary consultancy dedicated to providing strategic and tactical guidance to investment advisers, boards of directors, hedge funds and private equity firms regarding all areas of business risk management, including regulatory management and the development and assessment of compliance programs. ReGroup also provides guidance regarding business planning and development, vendor selection processes, negotiations, cost management, as well as executive coaching and executive search services. Ann has over 25 years of professional experience in the financial services industry. Formerly, she was the Managing Director, General Counsel, and Chief Compliance Officer for San Francisco-based Montgomery Asset Management ($10B AUM). Prior thereto, she was a partner in the investment services practice group of the Chicago-based law firm, Vedder Price, where she represented a wide range of mutual funds, investment advisers, independent fund directors, and broker/dealers. Formerly, Ann served as in-house counsel to Strong Capital Management ($30B AUM) and Kemper Financial Services ($60B AUM). Ann earned a JD from the University of Iowa, College of Law and BA from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX. Ann is the author of many investment industry articles, and is a regular contributor to investment industry journals, including a series of interviews with thought leaders in the investment industry. Ann is an Editorial Board Member of Practical Compliance & Risk Management and is a sought after and engaging speaker on a wide variety of topics. Ann is a member of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association, and the National Society of Compliance Professionals.