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Driven by relationships, communication, and shared goals to help make my team successful, I thrive in a positive and constructive environment.  I place a strong emphasis on critical thinking in both my personal and professional life and strive to always see things from both sides.  I am very detail oriented but always step back to see the big picture, which allows me to consider things from all angles.

Jessica joined Vista360 in 2020 as a paralegal.  In her role, she works with Vista360 clients on select projects such as compliance testing and email/communication surveillance and also supports the Vista360 consulting team with industry research, process, and administration.  Jessica also assists Bloom360 Learning Community, a nonprofit school for neurodivergent children and young adults, helping with marketing, communications, and administrative duties.  She has worked in the legal field for more than 20 years and has experience in civil litigation, employment litigation and family law.  Most recently, Jessica worked as a compliance paralegal and executive assistant for a pain management group in the Milwaukee area.

Jessica attended the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and Northeastern Wisconsin Technical College.

At heart, I am a strengths-based coach and a visionary who develops and implements a plan to move a thought, idea or dream into a reality. I am intrinsically motivated to be a collaborating partner who inspires and encourages others to be the best versions of themselves by expanding self-awareness and engaging in a growth mindset to continually learn and grow professionally and personally. I find joy in guiding others to discover new insights about themselves that are empowering and fulfilling.  My superpowers are my strengths of hope (I believe and envision the best in the future and work to create it), gratitude (I appreciate and am thankful for the uniqueness and potential of every human), curiosity (I seek answers, explore and discover through experiences) and perspective (I engage an integral, holistic approach and value the inner wisdom we each hold within us).

Cindy has more than 30 years of experience serving organizations and individuals in a variety of educational and coaching settings. As part of our management consulting practice, she helps individuals and teams increase awareness of their strengths and then leverage those strengths to meet personal and professional goals, as well as use them to work through life challenges. Cindy leads and guides the implementation and continued development of strengths-based programs for clients as well as our internal teams at Vista360, LLC and Bloom360 Learning Community, a nonprofit school for neurodivergent Learners founded by our Managing Partner and co-located with Vista360.  She also provides one-on-one strength-based coaching to teams and individuals. Cindy serves as the Program Guide at Bloom360 Learning Community.  She shapes the school’s curriculum and oversees the continued development and implementation of Bloom360’s educational model which is rooted in human development.

Prior to co-creating and developing Bloom360 Learning Community, Cindy was an early childhood teacher, school social worker and college professor of Sociology, Social Problems and Organizational Psychology. She was also the designer and facilitator of professional development courses (face-to-face and online platforms) and workshops within continuing education programs for adult Learners. In addition, she facilitated support groups for children and parents, provided short-term strength-based counseling and facilitated social/emotional programs within classrooms, clinics and work environments.

Cindy has engaged in multiple training opportunities provided by the VIA Institute of Character in the areas of using character strengths at work, building effective teams and one-on-one strength based coaching and has completed the advanced practice course, “Character Strengths Interventions.” Cindy also completed the Holistic Mastery Coaching Program through Wisdom of the Whole Coaching Academy. Cindy earned her Master’s degree in social welfare from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and her Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from Mount Mary University. She has received her life time certification as a School Social Worker and Early Childhood Teacher from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Cindy currently serves as the Vice President  of the  Board of Directors for Bloom360 Learning Community.

It is always a goal of mine to leave something better than the way I found it. This includes my personal relationships, whether it’s with my family, my team or new acquaintances. I feel great joy in being able to make someone’s day a little bit better. Kindness is so important to me when building relationships.  I enjoy being part of a team, knowing that I helped achieve a goal, great or small.

Patrick joined Vista360 in 2016 and is responsible for day-to-day administrative, information technology and accounting functions of the firm, working closely with all the members of our team. Patrick also supports the firm’s business development efforts and maintains the firm’s website and social media sites.

Prior to joining Vista360, Patrick spent fifteen years with Aurora Health Care. Most recently working as a Staffing Assistant, his responsibilities included staff support, customer assistance, and customer expense reporting.

Patrick attended University of Wisconsin-Parkside. He also completed training courses related to WordPress websites, search engine optimization and PC security.  Patrick has served as a Development Committee Member of Bloom360 Learning Community since 2016. He leads Operations and Technology efforts for the school, and mentors some of the Learners (students) through internship programs and various other activities.

I am a seeker of understanding, experience and wisdom. I am intrinsically driven to learn about relationships and processes, from the smallest detail to the highest level of organization. I am motivated by sharing what I’ve learned and helping others (individual people or organizations) discover ways to enhance their experiences and develop creative solutions that meet their goals. Compliance consulting offers me a natural environment to use my skills to help dig into the challenges my clients face in the ever-changing regulatory environment and help them to develop both an understanding of the rules applicable to them, as well as solutions that are efficient, thorough and practical for their organization. 

Lela advises Vista360 investment adviser and fund clients on regulatory compliance matters, including CCO support, compliance program development, annual review, risk assessment, testing, SEC examination preparation and service provider due diligence. Clients include institutional advisers, wealth managers, private funds and investment companies across a variety of asset classes and investment strategies.

Lela has 17 years of investment industry experience in the areas of investment adviser and fund compliance and Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) compliance. Lela joined Vista360 in 2016 and became a partner in 2022. Prior to joining Vista360, Lela was a Compliance Officer and GIPS Manager at Geneva Capital Management, an SEC registered investment adviser.

In addition to regulatory compliance consulting, Lela assists in client engagements involving complex organizational initiatives including, process improvement, product launches and redesigns, team development and culture enhancements.

Lela also has great passion for her work with Bloom360 Learning Community, a nonprofit private school serving neurodivergent children and young adults. Lela serves as a member of the Development Committee and Board of Directors and also seeks opportunities to work directly with the Learners (students) through small group mindfulness and art sessions as well as other interest driven projects.

Lela earned a Bachelor of Biological Sciences at University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.

I love to help people. I enjoy building personal and professional relationships with my clients and helping them find realistic solutions to any challenges they may have.  In a constantly changing regulatory compliance environment, it is satisfying for me to see clients achieve their goals knowing I played a part in helping them get there.  

Since 2005, Stacey has advised Vista360 investment adviser and fund clients on regulatory compliance matters, including CCO support, compliance program development, annual review, risk assessment and testing, SEC examination preparation and service provider due diligence. Clients include wealth managers, institutional advisers and investment companies across a variety of asset classes and investment strategies.

Stacey has 23 years of investment industry experience in the areas of compliance, finance and operations and has been a partner of the firm since 2015.  Prior to joining Vista360 in 2005, Stacey worked in financial and operational roles at Cleary Gull, Inc., an investment advisory firm and broker dealerU.S. Bancorp Fund Services, LLCa mutual fund administrator, and FIRMCO, a $30 billion investment advisor with a $10 billion mutual fund complex.

Stacey earned a Bachelor of Accounting degree from Cardinal Stritch University.  Stacey also serves on the Board of Directors and as a member of the Development Committee of Bloom360 Learning Community, a non-profit private school serving neurodivergent children and young adults.

I’m most passionate about the relationships I get to build with clients, both as professionals and as people.  I enjoy and get satisfaction from understanding my clients’ businesses and goals, helping them solve their challenges and helping new CCOs or compliance officers develop their own personal knowledge.  I’m naturally drawn toward complexity.  I am energized by attacking complex problems or client goals and digging into research.  The current regulatory environment for SEC-registered advisers and funds is as challenging as ever. I enjoy analyzing the new and amended rules, helping our team and clients get up to speed and figuring out how to best implement policies and practices to ensure our clients’ success.

Dan leads client engagements involving adviser and fund regulatory compliance matters, including CCO support, compliance program development, annual reviews, gap analyses, SEC mock exams, risk assessment, testing, SEC examination preparation and service provider due diligence. Clients include institutional advisers, wealth managers, private funds and investment companies across a variety of asset classes and investment strategies. Dan leads Vista360’s consulting process team, consulting education and research functions.

Dan has 17 years of investment industry experience in the areas of compliance, finance and audit and has been a partner of the firm since 2015. Prior to joining Vista360 in 2012, Dan was an auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP’s investment management practice, supervising financial statement and controls audits of mutual funds, private funds and investment advisers and their service providers.

Dan earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (accounting) degree from St. Norbert College and is a Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout.  Dan also serves as a Development Committee Member of Bloom360 Learning Community, a non-profit private school serving neurodivergent children and young adults.

I am an entrepreneur and mentor at heart. I see and value each person’s uniqueness and believe that uniqueness leads to life purpose and fulfillment and contributes to the overall success of a team or organization.  There are two things that inspire me: 1) Helping people learn new ways of being and doing; and 2) Creating innovative educational and organizational environments. When I encounter an outdated “system” or “process” that no longer serves a purpose, I rise to the challenge of creating a new one that will provide abundant opportunities for generations to come.  If I were a runner, I would sign up for the marathon, not the sprint.

Laura leads the Vista360 team and client engagements involving complex organizational initiatives including regulatory compliance, process improvement, product launches and redesigns, team development and culture enhancements.   Laura has assisted clients of all shapes and sizes including working directly with functional team leaders, executive management and staff.   Laura draws on her more than 30 years of investment industry and leadership experience when assisting clients recognizing that each client has a unique culture and business plan.  Laura welcomes a challenge and enjoys helping teams and leaders leverage their own unique combination of strengths and interests.

Prior to founding Vista360 in 2002, Laura was a member of U.S. Bancorp Asset Management’s Senior Management Committee, a $120 billion investment management firm, Senior Vice President of Finance and Operations for FIRMCO, a $30 billion investment advisor with a $10 billion mutual fund complex and Auditor with Price Waterhouse’s financial services industry practice.

Laura is Founder and President of Bloom360 Learning Community, a non-profit private school serving neurodivergent children and young adults and was recently named as a Notable Nonprofit Board Leader by BizTimes Milwaukee. Laura has engaged in multiple training opportunities provided by the VIA Institute of Character in the areas of using character strengths at work, building effective teams and one-on-one strength based coaching. She also has completed the advanced practice course, “Character Strengths Interventions.”  Laura earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.  She enjoys speaking and contributing at industry conferences and roundtables.  Laura is Past President of St. Francis Children’s Center, a non-profit organization serving children with special needs. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.