Compliance Expertise

Craig Hollis, Chief Compliance Officer & Managing Director

Craig joined Boston Financial in July of 2004. Craig has 31 years of mutual fund transfer agency experience in which time he has been responsible for managing numerous operational and support groups including: financial control, transfer agent and blue sky compliance, tax reporting and withholding, intermediary compensation, transaction processing and offshore distribution and servicing.

Craig is currently responsible for the regulatory oversight of Boston Financial's Transfer Agent activities as well as all operational aspects of Boston Financial's compliance program including a 22c-2 full service solution and Blue Sky administrative services. Additionally, Craig represents Boston Financial in periodic Regulatory Compliance Advisory Group Sessions (RCAG) and is active in the industry, serving on the ICI Transfer Agent Advisory Committee, ICI Abandoned Property Task Force, ICI State Related Issues Working Group, ICI subcommittee on Money Market Reform (Institutional vs. Retail), NICSA Compliance Risk Committee, the Securities Transfer Association and has been a speaker at numerous industry events.

Kevin Caravella, Vice President of Blue Sky Administration

As Vice President, Kevin is responsible for all aspects of Blue Sky Administration including service delivery excellence, relationship management and business development. He has over 26 years of Blue Sky administration experience, including systems and infrastructure development, operations and product distribution. Prior to joining Boston Financial, Kevin served as Vice President in the Asset Servicing Division at Bank of New York. Kevin led the Information Technology and Special Project teams as well as created information technology strategies for numerous product lines associated with state compliance and securities laws. He was also a founding partner at Automated Business Development (ABD) and instrumental in developing the company into a premier software and consulting firm.Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Boston University with a concentration in Management Information Systems.

Cheryl Abbott, Compliance Officer

Cheryl joined Boston Financial in 2005. She is responsible for the oversight of daily processes related to the Customer Identification Program, Anti-Money Laundering Program and Fraud Program. Cheryl directly manages a staff overseeing the AML teams in the East and Midwest as well as the Fraud Team. She has a background in both systems and operations. Prior to joining Boston Financial, Cheryl managed a group of systems professionals at PFPC. Cheryl holds a Certificate in business management from Northeastern University and is a current member of the ACAMS (Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists).

Kevin Cloonan, Compliance Officer

In his role as Compliance Officer, Kevin is responsible for trade surveillance as it relates to Regulations 22c-1 and 22c-2. He also manages a staff of Compliance & Risk Analysts. Prior to joining Boston Financial in 2008, Kevin held positions at The McNamara Group, Computershare and Putnam Investments. He holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from State University of New York at Albany.

LeeAnn Dionne, Compliance Officer

LeeAnn brings 26 years of mutual fund transfer agency experience to her role as Compliance Officer. In her role, LeeAnn is responsible for the daily operational aspects of Boston Financial's Compliance department specifically related to the oversight of the Escheatment/Abandoned Property group. LeeAnn has a strong background in client relationship management and operations. Prior to joining Boston Financial in 1997, she managed numerous mutual fund operational groups for several years. LeAnn is a member of the Unclaimed Property Professional Organization (UPPO) and a participant in the DST Escheatment Advisory Group.