Deanna Taylor

Partner and Managing Director

As Managing Director, Deanna manages the day-to-day compliance and registration functions of Ara Compliance Support. She co-founded the firm in 2006, after working in the financial services industry since 1970.

Deanna uses her extensive industry experience to advise her clients on maintaining regulatory standards and her detail-oriented dedication to help independent dealing and advisory firms progress and grow with a strong compliance structure.

Since graduating with a Business Degree from Adelphi College, NY, Deanna has earned the Certified General Accountant designation. She worked at the Ontario Securities Commission for 30 years, where she built up her expertise in a number of fields including corporate finance, insider trading/continuous disclosure, enforcement and compliance. However, her last 15 years at OSC were focused solely in the compliance department, where she further developed the judgment, experience and knowledge she utilizes in the day-to-day operations at Ara.

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