Patricia Milon
Enterprise Chief Compliance Officer
E*TRADE Financial Corporation
patricia.milon@yahoo.com

Compliance and Legal executive with over 20 years’ experience in solving complex legal, compliance, policy and regulatory challenges for large financial institutions.


Describe your industry experience:

  • Providing strategic advice at the highest levels of public and privately held financial institutions, combined with Federal government /political experience and advocacy roles at a national trade association allows me to bring a unique perspective to issues facing a highly regulated business.


Describe your functional experience:

  • Chief Compliance Officer, leading a team of 80, for a public technology/financial company with over $50 billion in assets.  Responsible for assuring the company’s compliance with laws and regulations in all areas of the business
  • Chief Legal Officer and Board Corporate Secretary for $17 billion online start up bank
  • Leadership roles in U.S. Federal government and banking trade association



Describe your key business transactional experience:

  • Driving transformational change to create a robust corporate risk culture
  • Counseling boards and senior management on establishing effective of regulatory relationships
  • Managing a rapidly changing regulatory landscape



What is the most important skill you bring to a corporate board?

Ability to understand the impact of complex laws and regulatory regimes on businesses and to provide board credible challenge in highly regulated businesses.