Kathlyne Kiaie, CRCP

Kathlyne joined Litman Gregory in 2022 as the firm’s Chief Compliance Officer, with over 30 years’ compliance and regulatory experience in the financial services industry. Most recently she served as CCO of Freestone Capital Management where she was responsible for ensuring compliance with regulations, identifying, and documenting regulatory risks and assisting the business in developing controls. Previously, Kathlyne was Partner, CCO, and member of the management committee for SailingStone Capital Partners, an $8 billion institutional asset manager focused on investments in the oil and gas industry. Kathlyne has served as a CCO for registered investment adviser firms (including alternative funds) since 2001. From 1995-2001, Kathlyne founded her own regulatory compliance consulting firm (Knob Hill Compliance Consulting) where she assisted both broker-dealer and investment advisers on compliance and regulatory issues as well as assisting them with exams. Kathlyne started her career in 1988 at Montgomery Securities in San Francisco.


  • California State University at San Francisco (B.A.)
  • Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional (CRCP)

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