Correspondent clearing provider RQD Clearing has appointed Lisa Bridgeford chief compliance officer.

In this role, Bridgeford will use her industry experience directing compliance and operational processes to spearhead the company’s compliance activities. She is based in Omaha, Neb., and will report directly to Chief Executive Michael Sanocki.

Bridgeford comes to RQD with more than 20 years of experience in the securities industry, most recently as chief compliance officer for Axos Clearing, where she was responsible for directing the firm’s compliance operations. Prior to Axos, she was a compliance officer at Securities America and has also held numerous senior compliance officer and operations manager roles throughout her career.

RQD’s recent team expansion also includes the addition of Hallie Cody as compliance officer. Cody joins from JPMorgan and will support RQD’s day-to-day compliance activities.