Michelle Ross joined Axcelus Financial (formerly Lombard International) in April 2016 and is the Chief Compliance Officer. Ms. Ross is responsible for the myriad of regulatory issues confronting our businesses including anti-financial crime and anti-money laundering programs, broker dealer registration, market conduct regulations and insurance producer licensing and appointments. In addition, Ms. Ross teaches university students the importance of “investing for the future.” Prior to joining Axcelus Financial, Ms. Ross held compliance roles at Lincoln Investment Planning, Penn Mutual, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause (including its broker dealer and investment adviser affiliates) and Santander Bank plus leadership roles at Prudential and Vanguard. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Mathematics and received an M.B.A. in management from LaSalle University. Ms. Ross holds the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) credential and the Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP)® designation and Series 24, 7, 63 and 99 securities registrations.