Scott Gottlieb, Founder and Chief Executive Officer
For the past four years, Scott has served as the Chief Compliance Officer for PeerStreet, the leading platform for investing in real estate debt. As Chief Compliance Officer, Scott was involved in all aspects of developing, implementing and monitoring PeerStreet’s compliance program, anti-money laundering program and ethics policies and procedures. As a result of seeing the incredibly positive reaction of investors, platform users and third-party partners to PeerStreet’s best-in-class compliance program, Scott realized that other marketplace lenders could benefit from implementing their own customized compliance management programs.
Scott brings to P2P Compliance more than twenty years of experience in developing, implementing and administering compliance programs for both publicly-traded and privately-held companies. In addition to his time at PeerStreet, Scott has served as an outsourced Chief Compliance Officer for Fortune 100 corporations, various investment advisory firms registered with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission and domestic and foreign hedge funds.
Scott serves as Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Compliance Consultants, a compliance consulting firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut. U.S. Compliance Consultants is a full-service compliance consulting firm, offers a wide range of registration and compliance services to registered and unregistered investment managers. Under Scott’s leadership, U.S. Compliance Consultants has grown into an internationally-recognized consulting company that is a preferred provider for all the major broker-dealers/custodians.
Scott is also the Founder and Content Manager at Digital Compliance in Greenwich, Connecticut. Digital Compliance provides companies in regulated industries with the ability to effectively manage their compliance obligations through mobile compliance management systems. Digital Compliance's portfolio of mobile compliance management applications take advantage of emerging technologies to alleviate the crushing burden of regulatory compliance.
Scott practiced corporate and securities law in the Stamford (CT) and New York offices of Kelley, Drye & Warren LLP, an international law firm. During the course of his legal and consulting career, he has advised clients on securities regulation, regulatory compliance, initial public offerings, private placements, venture capital financings and private equity.
Scott is an honors graduate of Tufts University and the University of Connecticut School of Law. Prior to law school, Scott maintained his Series 7 license as a Financial Consultant with Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. Mr. Gottlieb is a member of the National Society of Compliance Professionals; the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics; the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics; and the American Bar Association’s Center for Professional Responsibility.