Killana is Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer at Palumbo Wealth Management. Killana’s roles and responsibilities are to work closely with our independent compliance partner, AdvisorAssist, to ensure the firm is in compliance with state and federal regulations. AdvisorAssist’s CEO and founder, Christopher Winn, has more than 26 years of financial services experience with a focus on regulatory compliance. His firm advises Killana on creating structured annual training, risk assessments, forensic testing, policies and procedures development and compliance technology. AdvisorAssist also independently performs mock examinations, business continuity testing, cyber security preparation, books and records review, risk analysis, forensic testing and compliance training.
With 18 years of experience in the financial services industry, Killana oversees all corporate and operational aspects of the firm, providing efficiencies and scalability. She works closely with the CEO in creating and executing the company’s strategic initiatives while managing the day-to-day operations of the firm.
Killana’s most recent roles at UBS Financial Inc. were as Client Service Associate (CSA) to the Palumbo Wealth Management Group at UBS and Branch Operations Administration (BOA). In her CSA role, she was responsible for enhancing the client experience by servicing clients and providing operational and administrative support. As a BOA, she was responsible for communicating and implementing firm administrative and risk management guidelines and policies, supporting and driving strategic firm initiatives and maintaining risk awareness and regulatory knowledge.
Killana holds a bachelor of science degree in business with a concentration in finance from the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). She resides in Rosedale, New York with her husband Alvin and their two children, Andrew and Aaron.