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Silver Regulatory Associates Steadily Expands Bench of Compliance and Regulatory Professionals

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Nicholas Nunez Joins as Director and Travis Burkel Joins as Associate

NEW YORK, June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Silver Regulatory Associates (Silver), a firm specializing in compliance for the investment industry, continues to steadily expand with the addition of Nicholas Nunez as a director and Travis Burkel as an associate, both based in New York. Officially launched this past January, Silver was founded to help established and emerging investment firms design and maintain compliance programs.

Having served in roles both internally and as an outside advisor, Nicholas brings to Silver more than a decade of experience in regulatory compliance. He works with investment advisers and broker dealers with respect to their registration with regulatory authorities, implementation of their compliance programs and preparation for regulatory audits.

“Answering on the needs of our growing stable of clients from all corners of the investment management industry, we are delighted to welcome Nick and Travis to the team,” said Fizza Khan, founder and CEO of Silver. “In particular, Nick brings a 360-degree lens to help clients navigate nearly every aspect of the compliance process to stand up to both regulator and investor scrutiny, given he’s been on both sides of the table.”

Prior to joining Silver, Nicholas served as the deputy director of compliance at Commonwealth Opportunity Capital (CWOC), an SEC and CFTC-registered adviser, where he ensured the completion of numerous aspects of the firm’s compliance program including the development and execution of policies and procedures, administration of forensic testing, the management of compliance trainings and the cybersecurity responsible officer, among other duties. Earlier, Nicholas was an associate director at CounselWorks LLC. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Saint Joseph’s University.

Previous to joining Silver as a compliance platform specialist, Travis was an investigator for the United States Department of Agriculture where he investigated financial crime within the livestock industry, as well as conducted various compliance and regulatory reviews for the USDA.  He received a B.S. in Food Safety and an M.S. in Economics from the University of Arizona where he focused on econometric analysis.

Silver is headquartered in New York City. For the firm’s full list of services and team biographies, please visit:

About Silver Regulatory Associates

Silver Regulatory Associates (Silver) designs, maintains and assesses compliance programs for investment firms, including private equity, venture capital, hedge fund, digital/crypto assets and broker dealer firms. Run by former “insiders”, Silver makes maintaining a culture of compliance more realistic — for firms first contemplating SEC registration as well as veteran organizations seeking to outsource or assess compliance processes – by making regulation less daunting, doing the heavy compliance lifting and anticipating potential issues. Silver, a minority and woman-owned business, is headquartered in New York City. For more information visit