Melanie Mendoza, CRCP

Chief Compliance Officer

Melanie Mendoza is Matarin’s Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) responsible for the firm’s compliance program and regulatory footprint. As an executive of the firm, Melanie is also a member of  Matarin’s Management Committee.

Melanie has over 30 years’ experience in the asset management industry in a variety of compliance, operations and trading roles. Most recently she was a compliance consultant at Ascendant Compliance Management, a senior compliance professional at ICMA Retirement Corporation and Chief Compliance Offer and Chief Operating Officer at Credo Capital Management.

Melanie earned a BA in Psychology from Notre Dame of Maryland University. She holds the Certified Regulatory Compliance Professional (CRCP) designation, attended the  FINRA/Wharton Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional program and the holds the FINRA Series 65 certification.


Meet The Matarin Team

Stuart Kaye, CFA

Co-Founder | Portfolio Manager Full Bio

Nili Gilbert, CFA, CAIA

Co-Founder | Portfolio Manager Full Bio

Ralph Coutant, CFA, CMT

Principal | Portfolio Manager Full Bio

Valerie Malter, CFA

Co-Founder | Managing Principal Full Bio

Marta Cotton, CAIA

Principal | Director of Client Development Full Bio

Cheryl Fustinoni

Head of Operations, CCO Full Bio

Eli Rietti

Investment Team Full Bio

Prior to Matarin:

Ascendant Compliance Management | 2017 – 2018
Senior Consultant

ICMA Retirement Corp | 2014 – 2017
Senior Corporate Compliance Officer

Credo Capital Management | 2004 – 2014
Equity Trading

Brown Capital Management | 1997 – 2003

Alex, Brown & Sons | 1994 – 1997

Paine Webber, UBS, EF Hutton | 1986 – 1994