Carolyn S. Barber, CFA, CIPM, CIC

Principal, Chief Compliance Officer, Investment Counselor

Carolyn joined Clifford Swan in 1996, having served clients in the financial investment industry since 1979. In addition to advising clients, she has a special interest in performance measurement and holds a Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM), a certification program created by the CFA Institute β€œto train highly qualified, ethically grounded performance professionals to meet industry needs.”

Her professional experience prior to joining Clifford Swan includes many years at Athena Investment Management, working with clients and serving on the Investment Committee.


"I enjoy the wonderful sense of teamwork at our firm. Our ultimate satisfaction comes from knowing that we are working together to help our clients achieve their financial goals."


CFA Society of Los Angeles
CFA Institute
Planned Giving Committee, Methodist Hospital Foundation
Former Board Member and Treasurer, Women at Work
Instructor, USC CFALA Review Class


California State University Los Angeles, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, 1985

Chartered Financial Analyst, 1995
Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement, 2008
Chartered Investment Counselor, 2013

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