Hire Compliance Officers


A lack of compliance comes at a high cost: a reputational loss with regulators, hefty monetary fines and damage to your relationships with customers. That’s why it’s crucial to have strong leadership at the helm of your compliance department. You need a competent compliance professional with an aptitude for management, and you needed to fill the position yesterday. Each day you wait to hire compliance officers is a day your competitors could be luring away top talent. In today’s tight compliance market, you need a proactive approach to recruit compliance professionals and retain them.

BarkerGilmore understands you’re looking for leaders who:

  • Have the industry experience to understand business objectives and challenges
  • Build compliance programs by monitoring industry regulations and assessing risks
  • Confidently interact with regulators and respond to their requests in a timely manner
  • Are experienced at navigating audits and inquiries
  • Hold colleagues accountable

In today’s transparent corporate environment, integrity and success go hand-in-hand. BarkerGilmore has the executive recruiting expertise and the established professional networks to build a diverse, qualified roster of compliance candidates who will protect your company’s reputation.

Hire Chief Compliance Officers


Manage Compliance and Ethics From the Top Down


Your Chief Compliance Officer works with the board and CEO to set the tone for a culture of compliance and ethical behavior. You need a respected compliance leader who sets the standards and communicates them to regulators, employees and customers.

Competition is fierce for highly qualified CCOs, and companies are being diligent to retain their leaders. A successful CCO search requires an organized, proactive campaign, which touches all of the industry leaders. Recruiting Chief Compliance Officers begins with a decisive message about the commitment and strategy of the leadership team. Top talent is always attracted to companies placing a high priority on compliance and risk.

BarkerGilmore has made significant investments in establishing the relationships necessary to guarantee the delivery of the perfect CCO for every search. We tap into well-established networks across the country, communicate the opportunities to qualified compliance candidates and conduct a thorough assessment that consistently delivers only the compliance professionals who are the best fit for your company.

Recent CCO searches include*:
  • Fortune 500 insurance company
  • Fortune 500 industrial corporation
  • Global investment management firm
  • Leading mutual fund company
  • Major consumer bank
  • Tier one mortgage origination company
  • Broker dealer for international investment company
  • Top-ranked mortgage servicing company

*Customer satisfaction is paramount to our firm. All clients are willing to act as references.

The marketplace for CCOs has changed and so should the search process. Trust BarkerGilmore with your CCO search and realize exceptional results.

Build Your Compliance Department


A Chief Compliance Officer is only as good as the team they manage. BarkerGilmore is the most dependable resource for a Chief Compliance Officer building a leadership team.

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Recent compliance department placements include*:

  • Deputy Chief Compliance Officer
  • Divisional Chief Compliance Officer
  • Vice President of Compliance
  • Director of Compliance
  • Senior Manager of Compliance
  • Chief Ethics Officer

*A wide variety of titles exist within compliance departments, depending on scope of responsibility, corporate organization, and the size of the department.

You can’t afford to wait to build an effective compliance department. Discover what sets our compliance recruiting process apart from other executive search firms. 

Build Your Legal and Compliance Departments


Top performing leadership within legal and compliance departments is critical for success. BarkerGilmore is the most dependable resource for General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officers and their strategic hires.

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