Natalee Graham
Director, Compliance

Years in industry: 10+ years
Area of focus: Fixed income and swap dealer compliance, Volcker rule
School: New York Law School and Brandeis University

 

What do you do at Mizuho?
I’m a Compliance Officer, focusing primarily on the Fixed Income business. Additional responsibilities included Swap Dealer Compliance coverage and Volcker Rule implementation and compliance coverage.

How is Mizuho different from other places you've worked?
The most pleasant surprise about Mizuho was the collegiality within the institution. Each employee treats his/her fellow colleagues with the utmost respect, regardless of title or seniority.  

What’s a particularly proud moment you’ve had here?
I was awarded the Mizuho President's Special Achievement Award in 2015.

What’s one thing you've learned while at Mizuho or in the industry?
Your personal brand and reputation is very important as it will often precede you in your interaction with others in the industry.