Kim Cash, CFA, CPA, CAIA, CIPM is Director of Verification and Examination Services at Cascade Compliance, a specialty CPA firm providing GIPS compliance consulting, verification and education.  Kim brings over 22 years of investment industry experience to each GIPS® verification.  Since 1995, she has helped hundreds of firms get into compliance with the GIPS standards, examined thousands of investment strategies and composites, and continuously developed and lead educational workshops that bring compliance to life with everyday challenges and practical solutions for GIPS-compliant firms and verifiers.


Kim has practiced public accounting for more than 20 years and was an integral part of developing a growing professional team and serving more than 800 clients globally. She holds a Master’s degree in education and a Certified Securities Compliance Professional (CSCP) credential. She has also worked in the industry as a Consultant and Chief Compliance Officer for RVK, Inc., an SEC-registered investment advisor.



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Amy Jones, CIPM is the Founder and Principal at Guardian Performance Solutions LLC, a specialty compliance consulting firm dedicated to assisting investment advisory firms to implement, maintain and manage compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) as well as reviewing performance advertising materials for adherence with SEC requirements. Mrs. Jones is a recipient of the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM), a credential awarded by CFA Institute that focuses on performance evaluation and the GIPS standards. Mrs. Jones is currently a member of the United States Investment Performance Committee (USIPC), the official local sponsoring organization for the GIPS standards in the United States. The purpose of the USIPC is to promote the adoption and implementation of the GIPS standards throughout the United States as the common method for calculating and presenting investment performance.

Anisa E. Pérez is a Director and Head of Investment Operations and Culture at Avalon Advisors.  Anisa joined Avalon in 2004, handling marketing and compliance, and has been involved in administration and operation processes across the firm.  Anisa began her career in 1995 on the Latin American Equities team at Banco Santander London and in 1999 joined Morgan Stanley London’s Private Wealth Management Group.

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