Colleen Graham

General Counsel Executive Vice President New England
Colleen Graham

Colleen Graham serves as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Boston Private, overseeing several key control functions including Legal and Compliance, with administrative oversight of Internal Audit. Ms. Graham joined the firm in April of 2019.

With more than 30 years of experience, Ms. Graham has deep regulatory expertise and a track record of building efficient and effective control structures aligned to risk appetite and business growth. Ms. Graham joins Boston Private from NextGen Compliance LLC, a legal and compliance advisory firm she founded and led as CEO. Prior to NextGen Compliance, Ms. Graham was the founder and co-CEO of Signac, a FinTech joint venture between Credit Suisse and Palantir Technologies, where she led the development of leading-edge software to detect and mitigate employee and compliance risk for financial services. Earlier in her career, Ms. Graham worked at Credit Suisse, serving as Managing Director and Head of Compliance Americas among other Executive Management roles in Private Banking and Global Markets.

Ms. Graham earned a J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law where she was a St. Thomas More Full Tuition Scholarship recipient, and holds a B.S. in finance and marketing from Boston College Carroll School of Management.

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