General Counsel for Compliance and Investigations
Beth joined the General Counsel’s Office at Citi in 2004 and since that time, she has had a number of roles. Initially, at Citi-Smith Barney, Beth was a legal advisor on general broker-dealer matters with emphasis in capital markets areas - structured products, fixed income products (including bonds and auction rate securities), futures and options, foreign exchange and derivatives. In 2010, Beth joined the Citi Compliance and Investigations Legal team, and in January 2015, she was named General Counsel for Compliance and Investigations. In this role, Beth manages the team that provides advisory support to AML, Compliance and Citi Security and Investigative Services and handles significant internal investigations. The team provides legal counsel on a range of issues, including anti-money laundering and terrorist financing, sanctions, anti-bribery and corruption, cybercrime, internal investigations and Congressional inquiries. The team also serves as the legal liaison with law enforcement on a host of investigative inquiries.
Prior to joining Citigroup, Beth worked for nearly twenty-five years in public service, most notably as Chief Trial Attorney and Team Leader in the Eastern Regional Office of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and prior to that, as a Special Assistant Attorney General in the New York State Attorney General’s Office. Early in her career, Beth taught at New York Law School and for the last ten years, she has taught yearly at the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA).
Beth holds a J.D. from Boston University School of Law and a B.A. from Wellesley College.