Meili brings more than 20 years of experience with securities law to his new role, including 17 years in the registered and unregistered fund industry. He previously served as chief compliance officer and anti-money-laundering reporting officer of Stark Investments, and acted as chief legal officer of the Baird Funds and senior counsel for the Strong family of mutual funds.
Meili holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from
Northwestern University, and a master’s degree in business administration and
juris doctorate from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he graduated
with honors. Meili is a member of the Order of the Coif, a national honor
society for law school graduates.