General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Joan Aristei has served as Oportun’s General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer since March 2018, and previously served as Chief Compliance Officer. She joined Oportun in 2014 as Vice President, Compliance. Prior to joining Oportun, Joan was a Director at Citi Private Bank, where she served as head of Banking and Lending Product Compliance. Earlier, she was Assistant General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for JP Morgan Chase & Company, in its auto finance and student lending division, where she led the establishment of a compliance framework for JP Morgan’s auto finance business after its merger with Bank One. Joan received a B.A. in Chemistry and in French Literature from the University of California, San Diego, an M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and a J.D. from Loyola Law School.