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Thomas Tarantino

Thomas Tarantino

Position: Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer
Categories: Administration, Management
Location: Our Team
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Thomas J. Tarantino is General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer and is responsible for the management and oversight of the Legal department and regulatory compliance function, including managing outside legal service providers and internal legal and compliance personnel. He is involved in the legal structuring and implementation of new strategies and products, as well as the governance and administration of regulatory compliance functions, policies, and procedures.

Thomas joined Boyd Watterson in January of 2016 and played an integral role in the establishment and growth of the internal Legal department, as well as the expansion of compliance processes and practices, keeping pace with company growth and increasing regulatory demands. Thomas has also overseen the creation of the new product implementation group and dedicated investor relations team. He has more than 25 years of law experience focusing on such areas as corporate and business law, investment adviser regulation, securities law, commercial real estate, government law, and public finance.

  • JD from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
  • BA from Cleveland State University
  • Admitted to the Supreme Court of Ohio, the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Currently serving on the Board of Directors of Deepwood Foundation
  • Member of the National Society of Compliance Professionals and various bar associations