Docupace names Kevin Armstrong as general counsel and chief legal officer
Docupace, operating in cloud-based fintech digital operations software for the wealth management industry, announced Kevin Armstrong as the company’s general counsel and chief legal officer.
Armstrong will oversee all legal matters and direct risk, compliance, audit and governance functions for Docupace. He will report to chief executive officer David Knoch, serve as a member of Docupace’s executive leadership team, and work closely with Knoch on any mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity the company chooses to pursue in the future.
He has deep experience with legal and operational issues related to product and service offerings to broker-dealers and registered investment advisers (RIAs), including clearing, custody, cloud services, artificial intelligence, blockchain, digital currencies, data rights, and compliance with evolving privacy and information security laws and regulations.
His career includes serving as general counsel at DST Brokerage Solutions, director and managing counsel at Pershing Advisor Solutions. Most recently, Armstrong served as executive compliance director and chief compliance officer for Ally Invest Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Ally Financial. Armstrong has extensive professional affiliations, including having served as a member of SIFMA’s General Counsel Committee and as former chair of the Corporate Law Section of the National Bar Association.