Chief Compliance Officer
Paul Bachtold is the chief compliance officer at Salient and for the firm’s investment funds and advisors. In his role, Paul oversees all compliance and regulatory programs for the firm and serves as an independent and objective body that reviews and evaluates compliance issues and concerns within the organization.
Prior to joining Salient in 2010, Paul was president of Bachtold & Associates in Chicago. He provided regulatory consulting services to financial organizations with institutional and retail clients. Paul was previously employed by Barclays Global Investors, N.A., where he was US compliance manager based in San Francisco. Prior to joining Barclays, Paul was employed by Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., in various capacities, including institutional and retail trust, brokerage, funds and asset management compliance.
Paul earned an undergraduate degree in business administration from Augustana College and an MBA from St. Mary’s College. Paul holds US securities licenses S4, S7, S8, S24, S63, S65, S79 & S99 and is currently a member of the National Association of Compliance Professionals.