Valerie Ruppel advises investment advisers and wealth managers on daily operational matters that need to comply with U.S. regulatory requirements. She is an expert in regulatory filings, development and implementation of compliance policies and procedures, annual compliance reviews and regulatory mock exams.
Before joining Bovill, Valerie was an Attorney-Advisor at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Examinations where she conducted examinations of registered investment advisers and registered investment companies for compliance with federal securities laws, rules and regulations. Valerie also served as Vice-President and Senior Counsel at ALPS Fund Services, Inc., a mutual fund administrator, and Counsel at Great-West Financial (now, Empower Retirement).
Valerie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Pepperdine University and Juris Doctor from the University of Denver – Sturm College of Law. Valerie is a member of the Colorado Bar.