Reshma Ballie McGowan

Reshma is a Managing Director at 1919 Investment Counsel, LLC and Chief Compliance Officer. She is responsible for implementing the firm’s compliance program and is a member of the firm’s Operating Committee.

Previously, Reshma held senior compliance roles at PIMCO and Barclays, and compliance roles and The Carlyle Group. Her career has focused on Investment Adviser’s Act and broker dealer regulatory matters, in particular anti-money laundering and anti-corruption. She also has experience in bringing micro-finance programs in areas coming out of civil wars and conflicts, such as Rwanda, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo.

Reshma holds a B.A. from American University. She is a member of the Portfolios with Purpose Board of Directors, Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens Board of Advisors, Buckley Country Day School Board of Trustees, and a therapeutic riding instructor for Gallop NYC.

In her free time, Reshma enjoys running marathons, yoga, horseback riding and spending time with her husband and son.