Picture of Kathlyne Kiaie

Kathlyne Kiaie

Managing Director San Francisco, CA

To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.
Winston Churchill

Kathlyne joins Freestone with over 30 years of compliance and regulatory experience. Before joining the firm in 2021, Kathlyne served as the Chief Compliance Officer and Partner of a global natural resources asset management firm in San Francisco. As the first employee, she played a pivotal role defining processes and establishing infrastructure at the firm.  

Kathlyne’s experience as a Chief Compliance Officer spans across hedge funds and institutional wealth management firms. She also founded her own regulatory compliance consulting firm where she assisted both broker-dealers and investment advisors on compliance and regulatory issues.


Kathlyne received her BA in Communications from California State University at San Francisco. She also holds the Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional (CRCP) from the FINRA Institute at Wharton and has previously held FINRA (Series 7, 24, 63, and 65) licenses.

Outside Freestone

Kathlyne enjoys exploring San Francisco’s many parks and beaches with her husband Jubin and black English lab Romeo. When schedules allow, she spends time with her two grown children traveling. She has a passion for interior design and enjoys helping family and friends with their projects.  

She is also frequent speaker at securities industry panels.

101 California Street
Suite 1825
San Francisco, California 94111

Ready to get started? Contact a Client Advisor