LIM Announces New Chief Compliance Officer
BOSTON, MA, November 3, 2021–Longfellow Investment Management Co., LLC (LIM) is pleased to announce Nicole Tremblay joined the firm on November 2 as the Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel. Ms. Tremblay will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s legal and compliance program. She brings over 20 years of compliance and legal experience to LIM.
“We are pleased to welcome Nicole to the team during this exciting time in our firm’s history as we celebrate 35 years of helping our clients meet their investment needs,” said Barbara McKenna, President and CEO of LIM. “Her experience in legal and compliance matters will be invaluable as we continue to expand our product offerings and grow our assets under management.”
Prior to joining LIM in 2021, Ms. Tremblay was a Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer at Weston Financial Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Washington Trust Company, where she was responsible for overseeing all legal, compliance, and risk operations for the Wealth Management division. In addition, Ms. Tremblay was the President and Chief Compliance Officer of the affiliated broker/dealer and the President and Chief Compliance Officer of the affiliated registered investment company until it was sunset in 2017. Ms. Tremblay held previous compliance and legal positions at GoldK, Allmerica Financial, and Sun Life Financial. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies and French, with a concentration in Criminal Justice from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and her Juris Doctorate Degree from Suffolk University Law School. Ms. Tremblay is admitted to practice law with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the State of New York, and before the United States Supreme Court of America. In addition, Ms. Tremblay is member of the American Bar Association, Boston Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, and New York Bar Association and holds FINRA Series 7, 14, 24, 63, and 99 licenses.
Ms. Tremblay assumes the responsibilities of the CCO position from Michelle Martin. Ms. Martin, who has been with the firm since 1988 and has been the CCO since 2009, will take on the role of Chief Administrative Officer. In this newly created role, Ms. Martin will focus on client-related compliance and firmwide projects.
“Given Michelle’s vast institutional experience, we want to maximize her contribution, while accommodating her desire to step down from the daily demands and responsibilities of the CCO position,” Ms. McKenna said. “Both Nicole and Michelle are excited about their new roles.”
Ms. Tremblay and Ms. Martin will work closely together during the transition.
About Longfellow Investment Management: LIM manages a wide range of fixed income, equity, absolute return, and alternative strategies for institutional investors and high net worth clients. With assets under management in excess of $17.4 billion, the independent, Boston-based firm is 100% employee owned and a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise. For additional information, please contact LIM at [email protected].