Valerie Speare

Compliance Manager 484-205-9344 vspeare@cipperman.com

Valerie is a member of our compliance group, with the primary responsibility of day-to-day management of our clients’ compliance programs.  Her duties include the coordination of annual reviews, compliance testing, administering of policies and procedures, assisting in SEC exams, and the management of client communications.

Prior to joining CCS, Valerie spent over a decade in various positions at major broker dealers including Citi Smith Barney, Morgan Stanley, and UBS, as well as a hybrid RIA firm with offices in South America. Her roles have covered trading, portfolio management, internal audit, and sales supervision.

Valerie was a Dean’s scholar at Cornell University, where she received a BS from the School of Hotel Administration (now part of the SC Johnson College of Business).  She has obtained the following FINRA licenses: Series 7, 66, and 24.

During her time away from CCS, Valerie enjoys marathon running and cooking, as well as volunteering with several nonprofit organizations. She is also an avid traveler and has visited over 30 different countries.