Financial solutions startup Equitybee announced the appointment of Susan Woodard as chief compliance officer. She will also serve as chief executive officer for Equitybee Securities.
Woodard will join the executive team and be responsible for engaging with regulators to adapt policies for the evolving private market.
With more than 20 years of experience building compliance operations for global businesses, she previously supported BlackRock’s suite of packaged investment products as vice president, including the creation of a proprietary set of retirement indexes.
She also brings fintech startup experience, having enhanced the compliance program for EQIS Capital Management, where she also served as chief compliance officer, according to her LinkedIn profile.
Before and after her time at EQIS Capital, she served as the chief compliance officer at Victory Capital, where she expanded the firm’s compliance program to integrate an investor support center and transfer agent.