Kristen Whealon

Kristen Whealon

Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer

Ms. Whealon currently serves as Chief Compliance Officer for Digital Colony, a position she has held since November 2017.  She also serves as Senior Vice President, Deputy Chief Compliance Officer for Colony Capital, Inc. (“Colony”), a position she has held since April 2014. 

Ms. Whealon’s responsibilities include regulatory and compliance oversight for the registered investment adviser, maintaining written supervisory procedures, maintaining the firm’s books and records, handling regulatory examinations and investigations and reviewing and approving advertising and sales literature.  Ms. Whealon also served as Chief Compliance Officer of NorthStar Securities, LLC, a former broker dealer affiliate of Colony from December 2011 to October 2018.  Prior to joining Colony, Ms. Whealon was an Assistant Compliance Officer at Geneos Wealth Management, Inc. from August 2002 to November 2011 where she provided compliance support to more than 250 registered representatives.  Ms. Whealon began her career at American Express Financial Advisors, Inc. 

Ms. Whealon received a Bachelor of Arts from Colorado State University in 1995 and is Series 7, 24 and 63 licensed.