For Kayan, working at NFA is an ongoing learning experience. With no previous experience in the derivatives industry, she found that NFA's extensive training program provided her with the tools and education she needed to be successful in her position. In her role, she has had the opportunity to work with some of the largest hedge fund managers in the industry and finds that the knowledge gained from conducting on-site examinations and training courses has been invaluable to her success.
January – Hired as a Compliance Examiner I
July – Passed Series 3 examination
July – Received Master's degree in economics with a concentration in global business and finance from Brooklyn College utilizing NFA's Tuition Reimbursement Program
December – Began participating in NFA's community outreach initiatives, including the New York Cares Coat Drive, Operation Santa, United Way Campaign, and the FDNY Toy Drive
January 2017 – Received Certified Fraud Examiner designation
February – Promoted to Compliance Examiner II
February – Exhibited on behalf of NFA during the New York Trader's Expo
March – Promoted to Supervisor I, Examinations
August – Joined NFA's Volunteer Committee
October – Led a group of NFA volunteers during the New York Cares annual "Cares Day for Schools"
June – Presented a Records training session to new staff and facilitated a week-long mock exam covering the topics of registration, records and anti-money laundering
July – Promoted to Supervisor II, Examinations