Bridgewater Wealth & Financial Management, a fee-only investment advisory firm, has appointed Marla Roeser as chief compliance officer.

In this role, Roeser establishes best practices, internal controls, and oversight for Bridgewater Wealth's regulatory compliance program. She brings to her new role over 15 years in the wealth management and financial services industry performing regulatory compliance, enterprise risk management, operational due diligence, audits and risk mitigation.

Prior to joining Bridgewater Wealth, Roeser was director of compliance and risk management for Convergent Wealth Advisors from 2007 to 2013. Prior to that, she was an attorney examiner for the Securities and Exchange Commission, where she performed examinations of investment advisors, hedge funds, and registered investment companies.