Ms. Hong joined First Republic in 2015 with over 15 years of experience in the investment management industry. Most recently, she was the Chief Compliance Officer for First Republic Investment Management. Previously, Ms. Hong held senior compliance roles at firms in New York and San Francisco, including ING Investment Management, Barclays Global Investors, JPMorgan Chase and Prudential. She also spent time at Ernst & Young in its Financial Services Advisory group, leading operations and compliance projects for various investment management clients.Ms. Hong was a Presidential Scholar at Rutgers University, where she received a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and English.