As a Compliance Analyst, Don focuses on adhering to the rules and regulations of the financial services industry by reviewing material such as exception reports, advertising, and electronic and written correspondence.
Don served four years in the United States Air Force as a Sr. Weather Specialist from 1994-1998. During this time, he developed and facilitated the training program for the base weather staff and managed the quality control process for the base observation staff. In 2007, Don received his Bachelor’s degree in General Studies with an emphasis in math and psychology and received numerous certificates of recognition for academic excellence. Don has 20 years of industry experience and previously worked for TD Ameritrade, Inc. in various facets including new accounts, trading, clearing and compliance.
Don’s passions include spending time with his two children; Olivia and Ethan. Their favorite past-times as a family include camping, fishing, hiking and biking. Don is also a committed fitness enthusiast who, in his younger years, competed in bodybuilding, and more recently played rugby with the Omaha Goats. Don’s current hobbies include, golf, shooting pool, cooking, gardening, renovating/building things around the house and going to as many concerts as possible. He also has a passion for volunteer work, and is an active participant in Kiwanis, Special Olympics, Habitat for Humanity, Brush Up Nebraska, and other organizations.
Getting to know Don
Favorite food: Seafood
Best piece of financial advice Don has received: Do not spend more than you earn.
Favorite Quote: Never, never, never give up.
If Don could meet anyone past or present, it would be: The apostle Paul
Favorite Movie: Shawshank Redemption
Favorite TV Show: Seinfeld
What motivates Don: Seeing a goal through to completion whether it be a personal goal, or helping someone else achieve a goal
Favorite holiday: Thanksgiving. Don loves to cook and host big Thanksgiving get-togethers for friends and family.
Something on Don’s bucket list: Take a month long international golf vacation
Place Don would most like to visit: Australia