Noula Zaharis holds a Master of Arts (M.A.), English/Language Arts Teacher Education from Emory University and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), English Language and Literature/Letters from Furman University. She also holds an Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional (IACCP) from National Regulatory Services (NRS) Certification and currently serves as Director of Securities Division of the Georgia Secretary of State.
Her past experience includes serving as a regulatory Compliance Analyst at Ekonomou, Atkisson & Lambros Law Firm (2005-2008), which served as the Investigative Agent for the Georgia Securities Division. She also served as Director of Compliance at Investment Law Group of Gillett, Mottern & Walker, LLP (2008-2014), managing the registrations of over 200 state registered investment advisers. She also held the position of Vice-President of Compliance (2014) at a publically traded oil and gas company located in Dallas, Texas. Ms. Zaharis is a former English and Latin teacher with Atlanta Public Schools and was an associate professor of English with the Department of Developmental Studies at Georgia State University. She is a past Director of the Annunciation Cathedral Catechetical School, board member of the Annunciation Day School parochial school, and current Vice-President of the Parish Council at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Atlanta, GA.