Kathryn A. Warcholak


1401 North Taft Street • Arlington, VA • 22201 • (703) 298-9313•


Education:          The Pennsylvania State University                                                University Park, PA

BA in Journalism                                                                                               December 2011

Minor;  Law and Liberal Arts; Concentration in Political Science, the Legal System and History

Experience:          Kroll Compliance                                                                                                 Reston, VA

Analyst                                                                                                              August 2011 – Present


Kroll Compliance is a leading investigations and corporate rating firm specializing in risk and security research for a wide range of clientele, ranging from Fortune 500 investment banks and universities to private firms.


·       Use various databases to conduct extensive research, aimed at identifying violations of regulatory, federal, and local laws by subjects in the United States and abroad.

·       Identify, analyze, and summarize noteworthy findings into coherent yet comprehensive due diligence reports.

·       Assist on a number of special projects for various financial institutions, including detailed small business and women’s scholarship program research projects.

·       Juggle various projects for short deadlines to fulfill client deliverables.


CW Capital Asset Management, LLC                                                               Washington, DC

Legal Intern                                                                                         June 2009 – August 2009


CW Capital Asset Management, LLC is a commercial real estate and finance investment management firm with a focus on special servicing and mortgage-backed securities.


·       Assisted in the registration and liquidation of several common stock positions which were received through defaulted loan settlement agreements.

·       Worked with in-house counsel, stock issuers, transfer agents, trustees and brokers to register shares, establish ownership and accounts. This project allowed the mortgage lender to recover value on defaulted shopping center loans.

·       Edited proposals, cases, and documents prepared by upper management.

·       Updated, tracked, and researched data for multiple projects.


·       Gained superior communication, writing, and interpersonal skills through professional and direct client interaction.

·       Demonstrated ability to multi-task, lead, work independently, and in a group setting through a variety of projects.

·       Detail-oriented and able to complete demanding projects that require strict deadlines quickly and efficiently.


·       Penn State Student Newspaper – Contributing writer and reporter; covered many aspects of student life including events, sports and campus news.

·       St. Timothy Catholic Church Religious Education Program – First grade teacher’s aide and volunteer


  • Organizational / Data Entry Skills; Photography; Interviewing
  • reporting
  • writing