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Eric Morehead

Eric Morehead

Morehead Compliance Consulting, LLC
Principal Consultant
Austin, TX, USA

Eric Morehead is the Principal Consultant at Morehead Compliance Consulting. With more than 15 years’ experience working with organizations seeking to address compliance issues and build effective compliance and ethics programs. Eric assesses the health of the corporate culture and examines specific compliance risks, such as anti-corruption, conflicts of interest, money laundering, and third-party risk management. He assists in drafting compliance policies and codes of conduct, works with organizations to build and improve their compliance processes and tools, and provides live training for Boards of Directors, executives, managers and employees.

Before forming his own firm Eric was the Head of Advisory Services for NYSE Governance Services, a leading compliance training organization, where he was responsible for all aspects of NYSE Governance Services’ consulting arm. Eric managed projects including risk assessments, code and policy development projects, and benchmarking and survey engagements.

Prior to joining NYSE, Eric was an Assistant General Counsel of the United States Sentencing Commission in Washington, DC. In this position, he aided members of the Commission by researching, developing and drafting amendments of the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines. Eric served as the chair of the policy team that amended the Organizational Sentencing Guidelines in 2010. Under his direction, the team worked to strengthen organizational ethics and compliance best practices.

Eric also spent nearly a decade as a litigation attorney in Houston, Texas where he focused on white-collar and regulatory cases and represented clients at trial and before various agencies including SEC, OSHA and CFTC.

Eric is a frequent speaker at compliance events and hosts a weekly podcast Compliance Beat (compliancebeat.com).


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