Ms. Saleemah Ahamed, Chief Compliance Officer, Saleemah Ahamed is the Managing Director of Adherence, a compliance consulting firm, and serves as the outsourced CCO for Halyard Asset Management.  Ms. Ahamed’s 15+ years of experience in the financial services industry includes Sterling Stamos Capital Management, a private investment management firm with approximately $7B billion AUM, where she was a Managing Director, supervising legal, compliance and operational matters; and American Express Bank, where she was General Counsel for the Global Investments Products group focusing on alternative investment products.

Prior to going in-house, Ms. Ahamed was a securities and M&A attorney with the law firm of Shearman & Sterling. Saleemah has a JD/MBA from Columbia University, graduating as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and a BA cum laude from the University of California, San Diego.