Ms. Watkins is the Chief Compliance Officer of EquityCompass. She brings 25 years of experience and a business-minded approach to the firm's compliance programs. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Watkins was Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer for several Calamos Investments entities. Prior to joining Calamos, she was the Senior Managing Director, Chief Risk & Compliance Officer for The Ziegler Companies. She also served as the Interim President at North Track Funds Inc., Ziegler’s affiliated mutual fund family. Ms. Watkins has held various management positions at independent and boutique financial services and investment management firms. She is an Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional and is Co‐Chair of the Chicago Chief Compliance Officer Group.
Ms. Watkins graduated from Northern Illinois University and holds securities licenses including the Series 4, 7, 24, 53, and 66.