Laura T. Ferchak
Senior Vice President, Deputy Chief Compliance Officer
Ms. Ferchak serves as Palisade's Senior Vice President, Deputy Chief Compliance Officer and has worked in this capacity since January 2018. She is responsible for various aspects of Palisade’s regulatory compliance program, including the Firm’s compliance technology initiatives. Ms. Ferchak joined Palisade in November 2015 as Vice President of Compliance where she was primarily responsible for assisting with the development, enforcement and testing of policies and procedures designed to prevent violations of the Advisers Act by the firm, its employees and other supervised persons. Prior to joining Palisade, Ms. Ferchak worked at Gotham Asset Management LLC in a senior compliance role and at SpringOwl Asset Management, LLC, a boutique hedge fund, where she served as Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Operating Officer for more than twelve years. Prior to that, Ms. Ferchak was a research assistant in the equity research department of Bear, Stearns & Co. Ms. Ferchak is also active in a variety of local community organizations. Ms. Ferchak graduated from Kean University with a B.S. in Management Science.