Ms. Ackels joined Barrow Hanley in 2012. She began serving as Barrow Hanley’s Deputy Chief Compliance Officer in 2019 and was appointed Chief Compliance Officer in 2021. She is responsible for overseeing the firm’s compliance program and firm-wide risk assessment program. Prior to joining Barrow Hanley, she worked at UBS Financial Services in the Wealth Management division, and Sandifer Financial-Raymond James. Ms. Ackels graduated magna cum laude from Spring Hill College, where she earned a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and Economics. She has earned the CFA Institute Investment Foundations™ Certificate and also holds the Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional® (IACCP) designation.