Our Team

“We’d rather be the best than the biggest” — Alan B. Offenberg, Partner & CEO CODI

Legal Counsel

    Carrie W. Ryan, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary

    Carrie W. Ryan, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary

    Ms. Ryan is responsible for the oversight of all legal matters pertinent to The Compass Group, including all regulatory and compliance programs. She provides support for Mr. Faulkingham and his staff with respect to Compass Diversified Holdings’ periodic reporting and other obligations as a publicly traded entity and leads the periodic reporting and compliance programs of Compass Group Management LLC, a registered investment adviser. With a background in mergers and acquisitions, she also provides support to the business team and oversight to external counsel during the company’s acquisitions process. She serves as Corporate Secretary for Compass Diversified Holdings and all of its subsidiaries, including providing legal advice on all corporate governance matters. Ms. Ryan joined The Compass Group in 2006. Prior to that, she was with Squire Patton Boggs LP. Ms. Ryan is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and the Loyola University of Chicago School of Law.

    Jill F. Ritchie, Counsel & Assistant Chief Compliance Officer

    Jill F. Ritchie, Counsel & Assistant Chief Compliance Officer

    Ms. Ritchie assists with regulatory and compliance matters for The Compass Group. Her primary focus is supporting Ms. Ryan with respect to Compass Group Management’s registered investment advisor compliance programs. She also provides legal support to the business team of the company and its subsidiaries including contract review and employment matters. Ms. Ritchie joined The Compass Group in 2013. Prior to joining The Compass Group, Ms. Ritchie was with Ritter & Randolph, LLP. Ms. Ritchie is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and the Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law.