Today, FINRA announced the election of Chris Flint, President & CEO of ProEquities, and Senior Vice President, Distribution Companies, Protective Life Insurance Company, to the Large Firm Seat on its Board of Governors. FSI had endorsed Chris for the position.
“We were proud to endorse Chris and work hard to help bring his commitment to investor protection and fresh perspectives to the FINRA Board,” said FSI President & CEO Dale Brown. “One of our top goals is to make the value of the independent model to investors better understood by all stakeholders. Having now helped our third petition candidate secure a FINRA Board seat in the last four years, we’re more confident than ever that strong progress is being made toward this goal.”
About the Financial Services Institute (FSI): The Financial Services Institute (FSI) is the only organization advocating solely on behalf of independent financial advisors and independent financial services firms. Since 2004, through advocacy, education and public awareness, FSI has successfully promoted a more responsible regulatory environment for more than 100 independent financial services firm members and their 160,000+ affiliated financial advisors – which comprise over 60% of all producing registered representatives. We effect change through involvement in FINRA governance as well as constructive engagement in the regulatory and legislative processes, working to create a healthier regulatory environment for our members so they can provide affordable, objective advice to hard-working Main Street Americans. For more information, please visit financialservices.org.
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