Dana advises clients on compliance matters, including project management and new program development. Dana has extensive experience with anti-money laundering (AML) and sanctions compliance, including Know Your Customer (KYC), enterprise and customer risk assessment, transaction monitoring, suspicious activity reporting, and training.

Prior to joining FS Vector, Dana worked within BDO USA’s risk and regulatory practice where she advised a range of financial institutions, from growth stage fintechs to large depositories. She also worked in Wells Fargo’s financial institutions group and as an investigator at HSBC.

Dana received her B.A. from Central Connecticut State University and her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law.


Chris advises financial services firms and their partners, focusing on regulatory compliance, risk management, and product development. He has helped dozens of firms by constructing


Katherine has wide-ranging experience, both inside and outside of government, in policy areas that include financial services, fintech, consumer protection, and energy & environment issues.


As the Director of Marketing, Kelsey brings extensive communications, brand marketing, and event production experience to FS Vector. Over the last nine years, she’s been

David Gantos

David is a CPA with over 8 years of accounting, auditing and finance experience. David began his career in public accounting serving clients in varying


Ethan advises and supports financial technology companies on matters including the creation of oversight frameworks, implementation of compliance programs, and management of regulatory and partner

Dave Dionisio

Dave Dionisio advises and supports clients offering new technologies on a range of regulatory, risk, and strategic matters, with a focus on consumer compliance and


Whatley is well-versed in many areas of financial services and economic policy—including consumer protection, financial stability, housing, capital markets, small business, manufacturing, tax, and trade—and


Linus supports clients on a broad range of strategic and regulatory compliance initiatives. He works with both early stage and large Fintech companies building, implementing,


Simran is an Associate at FS Vector with extensive experience in the cryptocurrency space. Simran spent over three years at Gemini, where she assisted in