As General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at UIM, John is responsible for all legal and regulatory compliance matters at the firm. Prior to joining Unison, John served as General Counsel and Vice President of Loan Operations at Funding Circle USA, a leading marketplace lender focused exclusively on small businesses. Previously, John was Legal Director and CCO for Liquid Realty Partners, a real estate private equity firm. John’s prior roles include senior management duties at Redwood Trust, a publicly-traded mortgage REIT specializing in the securitization of real estate loans, and Dorado, an enterprise software provider for mortgage lenders and banks. John holds a Juris Doctor and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of San Diego.
As Director, Chief Compliance Officer (CCO), Keren is responsible for the firm’s compliance with the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and other laws, rules and regulations that apply to the investment management industry. Prior to joining Unison, Keren served as CCO for Strategic Wealth Advisors Group, a registered investment adviser focusing on retail and retirement investors, and General Counsel at Law Finance Group, a litigation funding firm. Prior to that, Keren served as CCO at Vector Capital, a technology-focused private equity investment firm. Prior to becoming a compliance professional, Keren served in a number of investor relations and legal roles in publicly-traded technology and services companies. Keren holds a Juris Doctor from the University of San Francisco School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in English and Psychology from the University of Delaware. Keren holds a Series 7 general securities representative license, a California insurance license and is an active member of the State Bar of California.