Chief Compliance Officer
Florence Affatato is the Chief Compliance Officer at Schechter Investment Advisors and Schechter Private Capital in Birmingham, Michigan. In this capacity she is responsible for administering Schechter’s compliance program. Her professional background includes working as Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel at SEC Registered Investment Advisors. In these roles Florence was responsible for providing direction and oversight to ensure consistent compliance with regulatory, and internal policies and standards as well as providing continuing counsel and guidance on legal matters. Her background also includes years working as a special agent at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”) where she, among others, led a squad of FBI Agents and Support staff dedicated to intelligence research, and analysis in support of major FBI investigations.
Florence holds multiple educational designations including an LLM in Tax Law from Wayne University, a JD from Michigan State University, an MSW in Social Work from Aurora University, and a BA in Sociology from Benedictine University. She is a member in good standing of the State Bar of Michigan, the Business Law Section, and the Information Technology Law Section. Furthermore, she is Licensed to practice in Federal Court in the Eastern District of Michigan.
Florence is a Michigander who enjoys taking long walks with her husband Tony, running 12.5 miles per day, and working on her flower garden. Her achievements include earning the FBI’s sharpshooter award and hiked various trails in the Shenandoah mountains.