Concorde Investment Services, a broker-dealer and subsidiary of Concorde Holdings, has named Lori Kamen as chief compliance officer and Melissa Shrimpton as operations manager.
Kamen brings more than 20 years of experience to Concorde. In past roles, she has operated as an assistant vice president for the Securities Service Network and SSN Advisory Inc, and has serviced a variety of broker-dealers and investment advisors in senior compliance positions.
As CCO at Concorde, Kamen is responsible for ensuring the organization meets regulatory requirements and enforces internal policies and procedure.
“Lori’s forward-thinking vision and ability to see the big picture not only fit the core values here at Concorde, but also provide a sense of ease that the integrity of the company is in great hands,” said Jason Kavanaugh, president and chief executive officer of Concorde Holdings.
Kamen has a bachelor’s degree in politics with a minor in interpersonal communication from Ithaca College and holds FINRA Series 4, 7, 24, 53 and 63 licenses.
Shrimpton has 13 years of experience in the financial industry as a licensed sales and operations professional and a licensed financial consultant. She has worked with investors and broker-dealers in both the private and public REIT industry.
Prior to joining Concorde, Shrimpton was the director of investor relations at Bluerock Real Estate LLC and previously served as a client services and operations manager at LPL Financial.
“Melissa is a well-rounded professional with a wealth of knowledge to share with her peers at Concorde,” Kavanaugh said. “It is this knowledge paired with data-driven experiences that position her perfectly to effectively drive day-to-day operations at Concorde.”
Headquartered in Michigan, Concorde Holdings Inc. is the parent company of Concorde Investment Services LLC, a national securities broker-dealer registered in all 50 states and several territories. Concorde Asset Management LLC is a registered investment adviser and Concorde Insurance Agency Inc., is insurance firm licensed to solicit insurance products in more than 30 states.