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May 5, 2017 Wexford, PA — Hardin Compliance Consulting LLC is pleased to announce that Jill M. Grenda has been promoted to Managing Director, and Sarah R. LeDonne, IACCP®, has been promoted to Senior Compliance Consultant.

“I am so proud of Jill and Sarah,” says Matthew Hardin, President and CEO.  “Jill has made significant contributions to the firm by helping us establish consistent standards for our work product, and training our staff to ensure all clients receive high quality service.  And Sarah’s experience, professionalism and dedication to our clients have helped the firm continue to grow.  She hit the ground running when she joined Hardin two years ago and has taken a leadership role in a number of client relationships.”

Jill joined Hardin six years ago, bringing extensive industry experience and a strong background in all areas of investment adviser, broker-dealer, and investment company regulatory compliance.  Most recently, Jill was instrumental in the implementation of Hardin’s Compliance Navigator®, powered by BasisCode Compliance software.  This is a secure, redundant, web-based compliance system, which provides a centralized means of tracking, completing and documenting compliance testing.  Her current responsibilities include managing client consulting teams, training employees and working with clients to develop and maintain their compliance programs.  In her new role, Jill will be heading up the firm’s employee training and development program as well as managing certain projects.


Sarah came to Hardin from another compliance consulting firm, where she provided compliance consulting services to registered investment advisers and registered investment companies in various capacities, including serving as Chief Compliance Officer for several SEC registered investment advisers and mutual fund companies.   She holds the designation of Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional from National Regulatory Services, Inc. (IACCP®)

In her new role, Sarah will be responsible for leading client consulting teams and for providing oversight and guidance to less experienced Consultants in order to ensure that we deliver quality services and that client needs are being met.


Hardin Compliance Consulting LLC is a full service compliance consulting firm, offering expert regulatory compliance solutions and advice to firms in the securities industry since its founding in 2006 by former SEC enforcement attorney, Matthew S. Hardin.  Hardin Compliance provides hands-on, customized regulatory compliance solutions to investment advisers and broker dealers.