Field Suitability & Compliance Officer
Gissou joined Ann Arbor Annuity Exchange in 2012 and brings with her over 18 years of management experience in compliance and supervisory roles in the insurance, securities, and investment advisory industries.
Prior to joining us, as the Supervision Director for Nationwide Securities, LLC, she led the efforts in establishing Nationwide new broker/dealer, and set up the supervisory structure and procedures for the independent and agency channels. During her tenure, she was the key supervisory advisor to the President and CCO on strategic initiatives such as branch and broker/dealer optimization. Previous to Nationwide Securities, Gissou earned her Series 7, 24, 63 & 65 registrations was the Branch Office Examination manager for SunAmerica Securities, Inc. overseeing the examination of 1,000 branches across multiple broker/dealers.
At AAAE, Gissou is responsible for oversight and compliance initiatives, maintaining a culture of compliance, advising on risk assessment and mitigation, advertising review, suitability procedures, and is the Compliance Editor for Annuity News & Lifelines.
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