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Allison Spagnolo

Allison Spagnolo

Managing Director, Deputy Privacy Officer

Allison Spagnolo, a managing director in the Financial Crime Consulting practice has worked on numerous engagements involving government contracting and financial institution matters. This includes reviewing anti-money laundering and sanctions issues for global banks and multi-national companies, as well as advising on financial crime compliance issues specific to cryptocurrency exchanges and Fintech companies. She has traveled extensively in Europe and Asia for the purpose of leading and conducting on-site inspections and reviews related to monitorships and other compliance matters.

Additionally, Ms. Spagnolo has extensive experience in developing risk reviews and assessments for public and private entities in a variety of contexts including sufficiency of internal controls. This experience includes identifying risk vulnerabilities and gaps, recommending enhancements to existing compliance frameworks, and implementing best practices.

Ms. Spagnolo also serves as the Deputy Privacy Officer for Guidepost Solutions, assisting with global internal compliance matters, including issues related to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). She also advises clients on privacy matters, including developing and strengthening privacy compliance programs, assessing vulnerabilities, evaluating data privacy policies, and enhancing procedures.

Prior to joining Guidepost, Ms. Spagnolo was a practicing attorney with Burt, Blee, Dixon, Sutton & Bloom, LLP, where she focused on the area of corporate law. She negotiated, drafted, and administered contracts, policies, and procedures for corporate clients, including monitoring active contracts and changes in the law to ensure client compliance and protect their legal interests. Additionally, Ms. Spagnolo also advised clients in regulatory compliance, general business matters, and corporate governance.

Ms. Spagnolo is admitted to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the Indiana Bar, and the District of Columbia Bar. She has a professional proficiency in French.

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctor, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and English, Purdue University, Phi Beta Kappa honors

LANGUAGES

  • French

Allison Spagnolo, a managing director in the Financial Crime Consulting practice has worked on numerous engagements involving government contracting and financial institution matters. This includes reviewing anti-money laundering and sanctions issues for global banks and multi-national companies, as well as advising on financial crime compliance issues specific to cryptocurrency exchanges and Fintech companies. She has traveled extensively in Europe and Asia for the purpose of leading and conducting on-site inspections and reviews related to monitorships and other compliance matters.

Additionally, Ms. Spagnolo has extensive experience in developing risk reviews and assessments for public and private entities in a variety of contexts including sufficiency of internal controls. This experience includes identifying risk vulnerabilities and gaps, recommending enhancements to existing compliance frameworks, and implementing best practices.

Ms. Spagnolo also serves as the Deputy Privacy Officer for Guidepost Solutions, assisting with global internal compliance matters, including issues related to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). She also advises clients on privacy matters, including developing and strengthening privacy compliance programs, assessing vulnerabilities, evaluating data privacy policies, and enhancing procedures.

Prior to joining Guidepost, Ms. Spagnolo was a practicing attorney with Burt, Blee, Dixon, Sutton & Bloom, LLP, where she focused on the area of corporate law. She negotiated, drafted, and administered contracts, policies, and procedures for corporate clients, including monitoring active contracts and changes in the law to ensure client compliance and protect their legal interests. Additionally, Ms. Spagnolo also advised clients in regulatory compliance, general business matters, and corporate governance.

Ms. Spagnolo is admitted to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the Indiana Bar, and the District of Columbia Bar. She has a professional proficiency in French.

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctor, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and English, Purdue University, Phi Beta Kappa honors

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

  • French