Manoj “Tito” Pombra Appointed New President of Core Compliance

Core Compliance & Legal Services, Inc. SM (“Core Compliance”) is excited to announce the appointment of Tito Pombra as the new President of the company.

Tito_Pombra_sqSan Diego, CA – (February 18, 2019) – Core Compliance & Legal Services, Inc.SM (“Core Compliance”), a California-based compliance consulting firm, announced the appointment of their new President, Manoj “Tito” Pombra.

Mr. Pombra, the former Chief Compliance Officer of Matthews International Capital Management, LLC (“Matthews Asia”) and Matthews International Funds (d/b/a Matthews Asia Funds), joined Core Compliance on February 18, 2019. As President, Mr. Pombra will lead the company’s team of compliance consultants into forging a new path and business strategy for the company.

Over the course of his 32-year career in the global asset management industry, Mr. Pombra has garnered experience in many areas of the financial industry, including twenty-two years in the investment company and investment adviser compliance arena. While at Matthews Asia, he was responsible for managing the compliance and anti-money laundering programs of the investment company, investment adviser and off-shore funds, and assisted with the compliance programs of Matthews Global Investors, Hong Kong and UK registered broker-dealers.

Before joining Matthews Asia in 2005, Mr. Pombra was at Franklin Templeton Investments and held various compliance and accounting roles, including Senior Manager of Mutual Fund Compliance; prior to that he was at Dreyfus Funds. Over the course of his career Mr. Pombra led the securities industry focusing on the advancement of compliance and accounting internal controls.  He is a former two-term member of the Board of Directors of the National Society of Compliance Professionals, a current member of Investment Company Institute’s CCO and Compliance Advisory Committee and serves as co-chair of the San Francisco Bay Area CCO Committee.

“I am excited to join Core Compliance and look forward to helping the firm expand its brand, services and industry presence,” said Pombra. “Core Compliance’s services are comprehensive and client-focused. It is an honor for me to lead some of the most talented compliance consultants in the financial industry. Our team of industry thought leaders will influence and shape the compliance programs of tomorrow.”

“I have known Mr. Pombra for many years and deeply admire his passion for compliance and tireless efforts to lead compliance education,” says Michelle L. Jacko, CSCP, Core Compliance’s CEO. “He has tremendous insight into complex areas based on his accounting and technology background which will allow us to expand our service offerings.  We are excited to welcome a highly talented leader into our brand.  Mr. Pombra’s expertise and knowledge of the industry holds great importance to the future of our firm and our clients.”

About Core Compliance & Legal Services, Inc.

Core Compliance & Legal Services, Inc. (“Core Compliance”) specializes in compliance and risk management for the financial industry. When building and enhancing your business, it is essential to have dedicated resources to support and ensure your success. Core Compliance understands the complexities of the securities business and offers solutions based on the unique culture, identity and needs of your firm. For more information, please visit

Aimee Lastrella l Marketing Manager
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