Elin B. Young, JD

Chief Risk Officer

Ms. Young joined Ancora in 2021 to serve alongside the Compliance team as Ancora’s Chief Risk Officer, where she oversees the firm’s risk management and internal controls program while monitoring external risks associated with vendors, counterparties and regulatory matters. Elin has extensive experience in compliance, law and risk management.

Prior to joining Ancora, Elin worked with KeyBank for over seven years, first as a compliance and control manager in regulatory intelligence compliance with the Compliance Risk Management organization, and later as a senior ethics officer in the Ethics Office where she oversaw Key’s conflicts management, anti-bribery and anti-corruption and insider trading programs. Previous experience includes serving as a consumer rights attorney with Luxenburg & Levin LLC and chief counsel for SearchPath. Elin began her professional career as a litigation associate and later as counsel for Ulmer & Berne LLP. While practicing law, Elin represented national and regional broker-dealers and their employees in a variety of customer arbitrations, and counseled them on general business practices and regulatory compliance. She also represented small businesses in general business litigation.

Elin earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics, magna cum laude, from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan, where she was a contributing editor of the Michigan Law Review. She is admitted to practice law in Ohio. Elin is a past board member of the Park Synagogue and the Community Relations Committee of the Jewish Community Federation of Greater Cleveland.

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