Cherry Bekaert Wealth Management, a subdivision of accounting firm Cherry Bekaert has named Christine Slate as its new chief compliance officer.

In her new role, Slate will be primarily responsible for Cherry Bekaert's overall compliance efforts. Her duties will include serving as the key liaison with regulatory agencies and third-party service providers including legal counsel, broker-dealers, and custodians. Additionally, she will safeguard proper due diligence on firm vendors, secure licensing for the firm and its employees, manage insurance policy and bond needs, and coordinate all legal and corporate governance matters.

Slate joins Cherry Bekaert Wealth Management from Barrett Capital Management, where she was chief compliance officer and senior vice president, client services from January 2002 to November 2015.