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We help lawyers, compliance and ethics practitioners, and business leaders transform their policies and standard operating procedures into actionable, practical programs.
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Do you need to build a compliance program that resonates with employees?

Perhaps you're just thinking about starting a compliance program and you're not sure where to begin. Or maybe you're a subject matter expert and need help getting your policies off the page?
No matter how you got here, you've come to the right place. We're alongside you every step of your compliance journey.

I'm Courtney, the founder of Ford the River Compliance, and I'm here to help.

I stumbled into a career in compliance by accident. I decided to stay because of the function’s purpose: help people who want to do the right thing. And after more than a decade, I’m still here.
 
I’ve had to learn how to do things (often the hard way) because there’s no prescriptive manual for compliance. Those hard days have led to moments of professional joy—when an employee gets that I’m here to help them do their jobs.
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We're here to help you accomplish your goals.

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What People Are Saying

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Chemical Manufacturing Company

"It takes rare talent to make discussions about compliance analytics and training methodology interesting, and Courtney has that talent."

 

Organizational Development Leader, Construction Services

"Courtney's pragmatic and comprehensive approach to evaluating various scenarios and situations truly demonstrate her expertise and leadership in the field."

International Corporate Attorney, Fortune 500

"Courtney has a passion and energy that's key to driving a culture of compliance within any company."

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The Field Guide to Compliance publishes practical guidance for every step of your compliance journey.  
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