Matt brings more than 9 years of regulatory compliance and financial experience to Permission. He holds the FINRA Series 7,66 and 24 licenses and is a candidate for CFA Level II. Prior to joining Permission, he was the Chief Compliance Officer of Reality Shares Advisors, where he helped launched the first blockhain ETF in partnership with Nasdaq and was heavily involved with the pending launch of a cryptocurrency hedge fund and retail investment platform.
Previously Matt was a FINRA Compliance Examiner for 4 years in both the Kansas City and Los Angeles district offices where he worked on several high profile matters in regulating broker/dealers in the securities industry. After leaving FINRA, Matt held stints in various regulatory compliance and audit positions. In his free time, Matt enjoys exercising, traveling and going on adventures with his dog Sampson.