• RETHINK COMPLIANCE

    We help the world’s great companies create compelling and effective compliance programs.

     

  • Introducing: The Rethink Compliance Library

    Get the high-quality library you need, with the active support and guidance of your Content Concierge team every step of the way. With our client-first process, you can put the power of modern visuals and optimized user experiences to work for your compliance program.

    You've never seen a library like this.

    Email hello@rethinkcomplianceco.com to see which plan is right for you, or request a demo e.

  • The Case for Better Content

    You're talking. Is your audience really listening?

    Grab attention quickly

    Did you know that the average human attention span is now 8 seconds long?

     

    In today's digital age, people are constantly bombarded with information—emails, Facebook, websites, banner ads, texts, tweets—all fighting for mindshare. You're probably great at ruthlessly screening out anything you don't need to see right now. So is your audience.

     

    So when someone clicks on your content, you have 8 seconds—or less!—to capture their attention before they move on.

    Distribute a clear, unified message across a diverse employee base

    We've worked in big companies, too, and we know how challenging it is to get a message out.

     

    The further a message has to travel, the clearer and simpler it has to be... or you risk launching a massive effort just to have people miss the point.

    Turn information into action

    Compliance is not an information challenge. It's a persuasion challenge. 

     

    Think about it this way: Most public companies have been providing in-depth compliance education for 5, 10, or even 15 years. If distributing information was enough, our job would be done! 

     

    At Rethink Compliance, we help clients create messages that stand out from the noise. We draw on brain science to create content that is easier to absorb and remember. And we borrow tactics from research into influence and persuasion to influence employee choices and change their behavior.

     

    In other words, we fight dirty. But we give your message a fighting chance.

  • OUR TEAM

    We combine deep compliance expertise with the skills and creativity of a boutique design studio.

    Kirsten Liston

    Founder and Principal

    Since 2000, Kirsten has been crafting creative, industry-leading compliance solutions for the world's great companies.

    She is passionate about helping to create programs that genuinely reach employees and change cultures.

     

    kirsten@rethinkcomplianceco.com

     

     

    Andrea Falcione, JD, CCEP

    Principal and Head of Advisory Services

    Andrea is an attorney with over 20 years of legal and compliance experience in a number of different capacities. Most recently, she spent more than five years as Managing Director and Compliance & Ethics Solutions leader at PwC. Andrea is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and events, has led several compliance benchmarking studies, and is the author of many compliance-related whitepapers.

     

    andrea@rethinkcomplianceco.com

    Tricia Cornell

    Head of Creative Services

    Tricia brings two decades of communications experience to Rethink Compliance, including journalism, advertising and social media strategy for national and global clients. She believes that to tell stories that change minds you have to start with the audience. Only when you know what they want, need and care about can you reach them with your message.

     

    tricia@rethinkcomplianceco.com

    Meghan Daniels, JD

    Senior Director, Advisory Services

    Meghan is an attorney and compliance professional with more than 10 years of experience, both running compliance programs in-house and advising clients as a consultant in a professional services group. She specializes in creating modern, plain-language Codes that reflect a company's unique brand, culture, messaging, and risks.

     

    meghan@rethinkcomplianceco.com

    Amanda Mansk Perryman

    Head of Design

    Amanda received her BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and has 20 years of experience producing corporate branding programs, sales & marketing collateral, and websites. She loves finding creative ways to visually reflect a client's brand, voice, and vision.

     

    amanda@rethinkcomplianceco.com

    Amy Much, JD, CCEP

    Senior Director, Advisory Services

    Amy is an attorney and certified compliance professional with nearly 20 years of legal and compliance experience. Most recently, Amy was the global ethics and compliance officer of a major global brand retailer, where she created, built, and administered the company's first ethics and compliance program. Amy specializes in assisting companies with building, assessing, and improving their compliance programs. She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, events, and webinars.

     

    amy@rethinkcomplianceco.com

    Rachelle Oliphant

    Senior Director, Client Services

    Rachelle has over 12 years of client program management experience in the Ethics and Compliance training industry. She

    specializes in directing and executing e-learning programs for simple to multifaceted client projects. Using leading practices, it is her goal to ensure that client program strategies are successfully implemented. She loves forming a connection with clients and is enthusiastic in bringing their projects to the finish line with winning results.

     

    rachelle@rethinkcomplianceco.com

    Ann Allsopp

    Director, Product Management

    Ann has spent her career creating effective communication for a wide variety of audiences, from social media marketing for major brands to software documentation for tech startups. Now, it’s her mission to help companies of all sizes transform complex compliance messages into engaging, human content.

     

    ann@rethinkcomplianceco.com

  • What Our Clients are Saying

    We asked our clients to describe what it's like to work with us. Here’s what they said…

  • “There are two things I really appreciate about Rethink Compliance’s work: they are flexible and easily adapt to our different projects and the way we work, and given the many hours that sometimes separate us they are responsive and proactive in an outstanding level.”

    Ivy Barbosa

    Compliance Counsel

    AB Volvo

    “Rethink Compliance is a dynamic team dedicated to customer service, exceptional product development, and clear communication. I was pleased to partner with Rethink to develop custom training for my corporation. The expertise of the Rethink team ensured that my corporate training remained insightful, engaging, and interesting to thousands of employees.”

    Renée Wardlaw

    Senior Director of Corporate Compliance & Associate General Counsel

    Bristol Bay Native Corporation

    “The Rethink Compliance team developed innovative short media-clips for use in our company-wide Compliance presentations and training. They worked very closely with us to customize content, while providing a high quality professional product. They are great at interpreting customer needs, and seek to understand the issues and concepts before recommending a solution. The short clips have been well received with our employees, and provides a dynamic addition to our classroom and elearning training modules.”

    Associate Director of Compliance

    Shionogi, Inc.

    “We were pleased to partner with Rethink Compliance to completely overhaul our Code of Conduct. Rethink’s professional and personable team helped us sell to the organization the need to update our Code from a bland, legal document to an interactive and intuitive digital experience. Rethink guided us from start to finish from the working sessions to outline the content, to the web development and digital design, to the training and communication plan. Rethink’s impressive team was innovative, flexible, organized and responsive…they truly set the bar in the compliance space!”

    Internal Audit Project Manager at a multi-state utility company

    "The team at Rethink Compliance has been great to work with. I appreciate their fresh approach to designing training that is interesting and engaging not cookie-cutter. They are also very flexible, and their pricing is fair and reasonable."

    Kim J. Myrdahl

    Deputy General Counsel,

    Senior Vice President, and Chief Compliance Officer

    UNFI

    “We worked closely with Rethink Compliance on a Speaking Up campaign for our company. They did an excellent job in quickly understanding our company and culture. Their turnaround time was excellent and they provided us with creative ideas and approaches. In addition to being a lot of fun to work with, they were true thought partners throughout the process.”

    Head of Corporate Compliance at a national insurance company

    “I've had the pleasure of working with Rethink Compliance for the past three years, experiencing first hand how their innovative approach can uniquely contribute to the success of a company's compliance program. Our company has experienced rapid growth, and from our days as a start up, to our transition to a public company, Rethink has assisted us with developing all elements of our program, including our Code of Conduct policy to highly customized training and communication pieces. Creativity and experience developing and implementing compliance programs set them apart and above from other providers in this space. Whether you're a team of one or many, Rethink is the right partner to take your compliance program to the next level.”

    Kelleen Brennan

    Senior Counsel, Compliance

    Carvana

    “Our ethics and conduct policies outline the expectations we have for employees and students the basic do’s and don’t’s. Rethink Compliance was able to take those policies and create more than just a document, they created an EXPERIENCE for our staff and students by helping us to define an interactive Code of Culture that was reflective of our campus by emphasizing our values, accountability and our commitment to being great team members something that each person can take individual ownership of. Our employees and students now have a vibrant and unique document that helps guide us in not just doing the right thing but doing what is right.”

    Desiree Ramirez

    Chief Compliance and Integrity Officer

    University of North Texas Health Science Center

    “Feedback from our leadership team has been very encouraging . . . well done . . . fresh . . . simplified . . . easy to navigate . . . visually engaging…”

     

    “…thank you for the successful rollout of our multi-lingual code of conduct. It has been a great team effort from your side, good ideas, high quality delivery, great collaboration with our project team and with our supporting IT and brand communications team. All in all nice team work!”

    Norman Beveridge

    Global Ethics & Compliance Director

    LYCRA

    “Rethink Compliance not only helped refresh our Code of Conduct, but also modernized it into a digital gateway to Compliance policies, tools, and FAQs. The Rethink Team listened to understand our company’s culture and values then enthusiastically and swiftly produced a contemporary, understandable, and visually attractive Code along with supporting training materials. Rethink helped make our project’s goals a reality.”

    Missy Kaschak

    Director, Compliance Operations

    Olympus Corporation of the Americas

    “A colleague of mine referred me to Rethink Compliance for training I was working on and I am so glad he did. Working with Rachelle and Tricia was amazing. They used their expertise to help me think through the scope of the project and really listened to the key pieces that were important for my company. They worked with me to develop a project plan and kept the work moving in a timely manner. We ended up with fantastic programming that struck the perfect tone for our organization. Additionally, they are fantastic humans and very enjoyable to work with. I highly recommend Rethink Compliance for training content needs.”

    Jennifer Deitloff

    Senior Associate General Counsel

    The Scoular Company

  • COMPLIANCE STUDIO 

    Compliance officers rely on great content as the primary tool to influence and persuade employees.

     

    With Compliance Studio, we create library and custom content for any area of your compliance program—from courses to custom videos to apps to internal communications. We've perfected our iterative process over more than 18 years of successful work with large, global companies and hundreds of projects for companies of all sizes.

     

    On a deadline? Because we're a small, boutique firm, we can move fast.

     

    Let us help you take a project from concept to finished work, building in room for all necessary internal and external reviews.

    Compliance Studio

    Compliance that Communicates Like People Do

  • ADVISORY SERVICES AND CODE REWRITES

    Our Advisory Services team provides governance, risk, and compliance consulting services to leading organizations around the world. We help you develop, implement, and assess your corporate compliance and ethics program, including:

    • program and corporate governance
    • policies and procedures
    • risk assessments
    • conflicts of interest, gifts and entertainment disclosure and approval processes
    • investigation protocols
    • and reporting best practices
     
    CODE OF CONDUCT REWRITES
    Does your Code look professionally designed? Or is it dense and hard to read? Do employees struggle to translate its legal philosophies into concrete guidance? Leading companies have begun to switch from “check the box” Codes to appealing, user-friendly documents that can better influence employee culture, attitudes, and actions.

     

    At Rethink Compliance, we create Codes that you and your company can be proud of. We combine deep compliance knowledge and expertise with the communication talents of a small, boutique design studio.

     

    Our Advisory Services professionals work collaboratively with you and our Creative Services team to deliver modern, plain-language, visually attractive Codes.

     

    Through our proven process, we do the heavy lifting for you—freeing you up to concentrate on the strategic aspects of the Code and your overall compliance program.

    Digital Codes by Rethink Compliance

    Modern Codes for a Modern Audience

    The time has come to take your Code digital. Learn more at rethinkyourcode.com.

  • Bribery: We All Pay

    We're excited to announce our latest collaboration with Gary Turk: "Bribery: We All Pay." Our new Anti-Bribery Toolkit takes on corruption in a human way to motivate employees to do better.

    Ready for more effective anti-bribery training?

  • FREE CONSULT

    Curious if your Code or other compliance content is doing its job?

    We will be happy to take a look and share our thoughts and feedback.

    We keep all client work confidential and will not share any information about your program or materials.

  • Don't Stand By

    We are pleased to announce the world premiere of "Don't Stand By," our anti-harassment video created in collaboration with Gary Turk.

    For more information on our anti-harassment toolkit, visit www.rethinkharassment.com

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