Conduit Appoints Tribal Credit Co-Founder Mark Graves As Chief Legal & Compliance Officer

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, September 26, 2022 – Conduit Financial Technologies Corp. (“Conduit”) today announced that Mark Graves has joined the company as Chief Legal & Compliance Officer, effective September 26, 2022. 

Mark brings over 25 years of experience advising high profile financial companies in legal and regulatory matters. Most recently, Mark served as Chief Legal Officer & Chief Compliance Officer at Tribal Credit, where he managed legal risk and legal strategy across the organization, including matters related to compliance, corporate governance, fraud prevention, data protection and government relations. 

Conduit CEO Kirill Gertman said, ”We couldn’t be more excited to add Mark to our growing global team. His experience as a founder, especially in navigating compliance matters in Latin America, is highly relevant to Conduit’s strategy. We’re confident his addition will make us stand head and shoulders above the competition.”

Mark spent the early part of his career practicing securities law – leading compliance examinations, audits and investigations for the Texas State Securities Board, the Florida Office of Financial Regulation, and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. During his career, Mark has been a key figure in the success of multiple companies, overseeing corporate compliance and strategic planning to enable global scaling. Mark earned his Juris Doctor law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law and his Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas Christian University. He is certified with FINRA as a Regulatory and Compliance professional and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist from ACAMS.

Graves commented, “Joining Conduit as Chief Legal & Compliance Officer presented an amazing opportunity to bring my skills to an infrastructure company that makes it easier for more builders to enter the digital asset space. At this stage there's a real opportunity to differentiate the business with best-in-class compliance policies. I'm looking forward to helping Conduit strategically expand to new geographies while we continually adapt to the ever changing regulatory landscape.”

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