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Won Palisoul


Won Palisoul is an Associate Director of Investment Bank Compliance and Operational Risk Control at UBS and a Certified Fraud Examiner with a strong passion for leveraging her examiner and in-house experience to build best in class compliance solutions. She served as a Senior Compliance Officer of $4 billion AUM credit-focused asset management firm. Previously, Won was a Compliance Examiner at an SRO for the U.S. derivatives industry. Won’s SRO examiner responsibilities included other-the-counter derivatives, swap dealer compliance programs, and implementation and adherence to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Prior to joining the SRO, she was an Office Manager for a retirement fund with $6 billion AUM and in 2012, she was named a Veteran Associate at the New York Stock Exchange.

Won began her career as a Gas Turbine Technician (Electrical) in the U.S Navy, serving aboard guided missile destroyers and was forward deployed in the Pacific region for Operation Enduring Freedom. After eight years of service, she received an honorable discharge and founded a small business that she ran for four years. Given her passion for the veterans community, she founded the Women Veterans and Families Network, is the Chair of Veterans Roundtable at CFA Society New York and Co-Lead of Women Veterans on Wall Street, a subcommittee of Veterans on Wall Street. Won works closely with senior leaders of Fortune 500 companies and nonprofits to facilitate roundtable discussions and best practices forums on hiring military veterans and military spouses.

Won holds an M.A. in Information Technology Management from Webster University, and an M.S. in Nonprofit Management from Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies, where she is an adjunct associate faculty member. She resides in NYC with her husband, also a U.S. Navy Veteran, and two children.


  • M.A., Technology Management, Webster University
  • M.S., Nonprofit Management, Columbia University