Mary Margaret Cooke
Chief Compliance Officer
(678) 274-4962 Work
(404) 556-2648 Mobile
127 Main Street
Tucker, GA 30047
Mary Margaret has over 34 years experience in the Financial Services Industry in Sales, Broker Dealer Compliance, Regulatory Compliance, Registered Investment Advisory Compliance (State and SEC) and Sales Supervision. She started her career as one of the first Bank Brokers in the country at C&S Securities which ultimately became Bank of America Investments now Merrill Lynch. Upon leaving her sales career, she worked at FINRA (f/k/a NASD) as a cause examiner where she coordinated and managed examinations into potential sales practice violations of FINRA associated persons. In the years following her tenure at FINRA, she has served as a Supervision/Operations Principal at 2 major bank broker dealers, a full-service financial planning firm, an Insurance General Agency, Sr. Branch Examiner. Mary Margaret also held the position of Chief Compliance Officer for two broker dealers and a South Carolina Registered Investment Advisory Firm.
Mary Margaret holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Agnes Scott College and maintains her FINRA Series 7, 63,24,4,53 and 99 registrations.
Carrie Wisniewski has 30+ years of securities industry experience and has earned her MBA degree in Finance. She holds numerous industry designations including Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Financial Crimes Specialist, Certified Regulatory Compliance ProfessionalTM, Certified Securities Compliance ProfessionalTM and Certified Financial PlannerTM. She also maintains several FINRA licenses including the 4, 7, 24, 27, 28, 53, 63, 79 and 99.Carrie's career accomplishments include employment as a registered representative and as a member of the Compliance Department of Merrill Lynch. She was formerly employed by the Atlanta District Office of FINRA as a Senior Compliance Examiner, where she earned several awards for outstanding achievements. Carrie was recently elected to serve a 2nd term on the FINRA District 7 Committee. She is currently a member of the Forensic Expert Witness Association and the National Society of Compliance Professionals, where she is also a member of the Broker-Dealer Forum.
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Tiffany Messenger has over fifteen years of experience in registration and licensing broker/dealers, registered investment advisors and the associated representatives. She previously oversaw all registration and licensing for Thomas Group in Atlanta, Ga. Tiffany has been with B/D Compliance Associates, Inc. since January 2004. In addition to registration and licensing for several firms on an ongoing basis, Tiffany is also the project manager for new broker/dealer and RIA membership applications.
Christine Murphy began her career in the securities Industry 33 years ago working at a NYC boutique Broker Dealer and was promoted quickly to Branch Manager for Wilshire Associates’ NY office.
In 1988, Christine moved to Florida where she continued working in the industry. In 1993, Ms. Murphy passed the Series 7, Series 63 and the Series 24. Later in the 90’s, as her advancing positions required, Ms. Murphy passed the Series 4, Series 55, Series 27 and 28. Ms. Murphy has held the titles of Operations Manager, Syndicate Manager, Head Trader, Listed Trade Desk Manager, Chief Compliance Officer, AML Compliance Officer, Registered Options Principal andFinancial &Operations Principal.
Prior to joining B/D Compliance Associates, Inc., Christine founded and managed her own successful regulatory compliance consulting firm out of South Florida.
Ms. Murphy holds a 3rd Degree Black Belt in Karate and also taught martial arts in the late 80’s and early 90’s. She still trains today.