DALLAS, June 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Ranger Investment Management, LP (Ranger Investments), an employee-owned investment manager specializing in U.S. small- and micro-cap growth strategies, announced today that Melanie Mendoza was appointed Chief Compliance Officer, effective May 31st. She relates to Joseph La Bate, partner. Mendoza is also a member of the company’s Compliance, ESG Advisory and Cybersecurity Committees.
“Melanie brings decades of compliance and investment industry experience to Ranger Investments. For the past seven months, she has served as interim CCO and has been instrumental in leading our compliance program,” LaBate said. “We are delighted to have Melanie stepping into a leadership role and are confident that she will continue to provide us and our clients with the highest standards of stewardship and governance.”
Prior to becoming Acting Chief Compliance Officer at dallas-based at Ranger Investments in 2021, Mendoza was the founder of MHM Consulting LLC, which provided independent compliance advisory services to registered investment advisers. Previously, she was Chief Compliance Officer at Matarin Capital Management, where she played a key role in shaping the company’s ESG policy. She has held several other compliance and advisory positions at investment management firms. Mendoza earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from our Lady of University of Maryland. She holds the Series 65 license and the Certified Regulatory Compliance Professional certification.
Ranger Investments manages and advises over $2.2 billion in assets, including model accounts, as of March 31, 2022. The firm serves a global clientele through segregated accounts, sub-advisory mandates and two mutual funds—Ranger Small Cap Fund (RFISX) and the Ranger Micro Cap Fund (RFIMX). Ranger Investments is dedicated to discovering quality and growing companies and incorporates the analysis of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into its investment process.
ABOUT RANGER INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
Ranger Investment Management, LP is an equity investment manager providing small and micro cap growth strategies in the United States. Formed in 2003, Ranger Investments is an SEC-registered, employee-owned and controlled investment adviser. The firm’s strategies aim to preserve and grow capital by using a bottom-up fundamental research process to identify high-quality, growth companies that can be purchased at attractive valuations. Ranger Investments manages and advises over $2.2 billion in assets, including model accounts, at the March 31, 2022. The firm serves a global clientele through segregated accounts, sub-advisory mandates and two mutual funds: the Ranger Small Cap Fund (RFISX) and the Ranger Micro Cap Fund (RFIMX). The company is a signatory to the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) of the United Nations. For more information, visit: https://www.rangerinvestments.com.
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