Given the increased regulation coming for the financial services industry, it's not surprising that brokerage firms, banking institutions and others are choosing to hire managers whose sole focus is compliance and .
EarthTimes reports that William R. Turner has been appointed chief compliance officer, and Matthew L. Lovett is the new compliance principal, for Brewer Financial Group. Turner comes to the position with more than 40 years of experience in the securities industry, including a decade with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. He will be responsible "to ensure internal and external compliance with all laws and regulatory requirements applicable to Brewer's advisors."
Lovett, who will report to Turner, will assist in "ensuring best practices for the firm," according to the announcement. He has 15 years of experience in the securities industry. For nine of those years, he focused on compliance -- most recently as the senior compliance officer for Waterstone Financial Group.