Gigi Szekely is SVP, Risk and Compliance for the Newport Group, Inc. Ms. Szekely manages and oversees the Enterprise Risk Management Program for the organization and is also Chief Compliance Officer for their registered investment advisors and broker dealer. Newport Group provides services and advice to qualified and non-qualified retirement plan sponsors and their participants. Prior to joining Newport Group, she was Managing Director at IMP Consulting, responsible for managing and growing the compliance practice. Ms. Szekely has over 15 years of senior compliance management experience. Formerly she was the Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer at Eaton Vance Distributors, Inc. and Deutsche Asset Management and worked in senior compliance management position at JP Morgan Investor Services. She is a member of the National Society of Compliance Professionals and a frequent speaker at conferences on compliance related topics. Ms. Szekely holds a FINRA series 7, 24, 63 licenses, a BA in Economics from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst, and a MBA from the Simmons University School of Management.