As Director of Compliance and Operations, Larisa continuously evaluates the efficiency of Summit’s business procedures, according to organizational objectives, and applies strategic improvements where necessary. She oversees and organizes private wealth management client support processes and implements effective workflow designs to enhance client satisfaction. She provides management, monitoring and oversight of all internal firm activities and functions including staff hiring and training. Additionally, Larisa works directly with the firm’s Chief Compliance Officer and assists in the maintenance, training, education and enforcement of the firm’s compliance program, including ongoing documentation, monitoring, risk assessment, auditing and evaluation of the program’s effectiveness.
Additionally, in her role, Larisa provides superior client service and assistance, cultivating relationships with the firm’s private wealth clients through handling financial requests, developing personalized presentations and facilitating new account openings and money movement transactions. Larisa also directs marketing initiatives for the firm, working to retain clients while attracting new opportunities through planning, directing, and coordinating innovating marketing efforts.
Larisa received a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Towson University. Away from the office, she enjoys traveling and practicing yoga.