Atlanticus appoints managing counsel and chief compliance officer

Rosalind Drakeford has served as assistant general counsel at Atlanticus for 23 years and director of compliance for 10

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Atlanticus appoints managing counsel and chief compliance officer

Atlanticus, a technology company focused on consumer credit and banking, has promoted Rosalind Drakeford to managing counsel, chief compliance officer and corporate secretary. 

As well as continuing her responsibilities for the company’s regulatory and compliance functions, she will now also manage the company’s legal team.  

Drakeford has served as assistant general counsel at Atlanticus for 23 years and director of compliance for 10. 

Speaking about Drakeford’s promotion, Jeff Howard, president and chief executive officer of Atlanticus, said: “Rosalind has played an instrumental role in developing our robust compliance infrastructure and processes as well as leading our bank partner relationships. 

“Her steadfast approach to ensuring compliance has been paramount to our success. I am excited for Rosalind and look forward to continuing our work together as we expand our efforts to empower better financial outcomes for everyday Americans.”  

Rosalind Drakeford
Rosalind Drakeford

Speaking on her promotion, Drakeford said: “I have had a rewarding career with Atlanticus for the past 23 years. I am honoured to be promoted to my new role and look forward to this next chapter.  Atlanticus values the work of its employees and continues to facilitate more inclusive financial solutions for everyday consumers.” 

Atlanticus works with US banks, retail and healthcare partners, developing technology that enables them to offer financial products and services such as banking and credit cards to consumers. 

The company has assisted more than 18m customers and the delivery of $27b in consumer loans over its 25-year operating history. 

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