Helene Jepson

Senior Vice President, Enterprise Chief Compliance Officer, First Republic Bank

Helene is the Senior Vice President, Enterprise Chief Compliance Officer of First Republic Bank, responsible for compliance programs of the entire institution, including its banking, investment advisory, broker-dealer, F/X and trust business lines.  Helene joined First Republic in 2014 from a San Francisco RIA focused on direct lending and specialty finance, where she was the CCO.  Prior to that, Helene held a variety of senior roles at Morgan Stanley including Head of Compliance for Private Wealth Management (“PWM”) in EMEA, based in London; and, Head of Risk for PWM and International Wealth Management, based in New York.  Helene first joined Morgan Stanley as a litigation attorney.  Prior to that, Helene worked at Goldman Sachs as a Private Wealth Advisor, and practiced law in her native Norway.  Helene received her JD from the University of Oslo, and is a member of the California State Bar.  Helene also holds an MBA from Cornell University.