Cari A. Hopfensperger

Managing Director

Direct: 920-939-3311
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Cari A. Hopfensperger is a Managing Director at Hardin Compliance Consulting LLC. With twenty-three years of experience, Ms. Hopfensperger has an extensive background in regulatory compliance and all aspects of investment advisory operations.  Her areas of expertise include operational and compliance strategy, drafting policies and procedures, assessing risk, evaluating internal controls and managing relationships with third party service providers and other intermediaries. Cari has been recognized by JD Supra as among the top ten authors writing on compliance issues in 2019.

Prior to joining Hardin Compliance Consulting, Ms. Hopfensperger was the head of fund services for Advisory Research, Inc., a Chicago-based SEC registered investment adviser where she provided financial, operational and general oversight for its fund business, which included mutual funds, private funds and Irish-UCITS funds.  During her tenure with the firm, Ms. Hopfensperger also held the positions of manager of operations and Chief Compliance Officer, spending ten years developing and then leading the firm’s compliance program and risk management efforts. Previously, Ms. Hopfensperger managed operations and client service for Lake Forest Capital Management Co., a boutique registered investment adviser.

Ms. Hopfensperger received a bachelor of arts in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master of business administration from Keller Graduate School of Management, Schaumberg, Illinois. She is a member of the National Society of Compliance Professionals (NSCP).

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