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integrity life insurance company
lafayette life insurance company
national integrity life insurance company
touchstone investments
western & southern financial group distributors

Michele Hawkins, CRCP, IACCP

Managing Director, Chief Compliance Officer

Michele Hawkins


Michele Hawkins is Managing Director and Chief Compliance Officer for Fort Washington. Hawkins has over 30 years of experience in the securities and financial services industry. Her duties have included investment advisor, mutual fund, broker-dealer, and transfer agent compliance, trading, operations and management.

Hawkins joined the firm in 2000. Prior to joining Fort Washington she worked for Countrywide Financial Services, Inc., Leshner Financial Services, Inc., EF Hutton and Paine Webber.

Education & Designations

Hawkins received a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Business Management from the University of Phoenix. She received the designation of Certified Regulatory Compliance Professional (“CRCP”) from FINRA/Wharton School of Business, as well as the NRS Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional (IACCP”) designation. She also serves on the Advisory Board for Xavier University Cintas Institute for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility and is a member of the National Society of Compliance Professionals (NSCP).