Annual Meeting Sponsors

App Sponsor
Mr. Campbell has a broad and deep background in various dimensions of financial services, portfolio construction, investment management and risk management. He has worked as a Managing Director in investment research and portfolio construction for a multi-billion dollar asset manager, as a Managing Director in risk management for a major investment bank, as a commissioned registered representative, a funding officer and as a credit analyst and loan officer.  Mr. Campbell is an Approved FINRA Dispute Resolution Arbitrator, a Chartered Financial Analyst®, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a Securities Experts Roundtable Member.  Mr. Campbell has served as a financial expert witness on behalf of defendants and plaintiffs in both onshore and offshore jurisdictions. He has been retained by institutional investors, high net worth investors and large global diversified financial institutions.

Brewery Sponsor
Arising from the 2002 New York State Attorney General investigation of the conflict of interest practices on Wall Street, DJK Consulting was founded by David J. Keogh in 2003. DJK Consulting, a nationally recognized consulting firm, provides case analysis, litigation support, and expert testimony for the financial services industry and legal community. In addition, DJK Consulting provides consulting and recruiting services to wirehouse and independent financial advisors and firms nationwide.

Large Notepad Sponsor
The Tilkin group represents the convergence of securities expert witness, arbitration consulting, testimony and forensic analysis. 

We provide arbitration consulting, expert witness, litigation support, strategy, forensics and hearing testimony to private practice attorneys litigating securities related claims and in-house and private counsel protecting their clients against litigation.

Testimony has been provided in the following venues; FINRA, AAA, JAMS and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Wi-Fi Sponsor
Sententia LLC was formed to 2012 to provide insight, expertise and assistance to financial services firms, industry regulators, attorneys and investors. The primary practice areas involve Securities Litigation consulting, Expert Testimony and bespoke customized solutions to industry participants involved in providing access, custody and support of financial investments. 

Sententia consultants average 30+ years of hands on manager & owner level experience in a myriad of financial service organizations involving regulated and non-regulated participants including broker-dealers, market makers, banks, hedge funds, registered Investment Advisors and pension plan administrators. 

App Sponsor
Pacific Atlantic Mediation provides mediation and dispute resolution services with respect to arbitrated and litigated claims involving individual & institutional investors and the financial industry.  Additionally, mediation is offered to resolve employment, U4/U5 and promissory note disputes.

Dayton Haigney, the principal mediator, is available to travel nationwide to mediate securities and investment disputes.  The Pacific Atlantic Mediation office is located three blocks from FINRA's New York City hearing facility- evening or early morning mediation sessions can be scheduled for ongoing arbitrations.

Charging Stations
Counsel Financial provides lines of credit and other financial resources to plaintiffs' firms.  We provide attorneys significantly larger credit lines than banks with flexible repayment terms, lower interest rates and access to industry that no other lender can provide.

Sticky Note Sponsor
Aragon Mediation is a financial disputes mediation practice dedicated to helping you effectively, efficiently and creatively resolve your financial and FINRA-related conflicts.

Meeting Bag Sponsor
Drawing on nearly 20 years of experience in the securities industry, Kathy’s nationwide mediation practice focuses on securities matters, with an eye toward settling cases by collaborating with parties to evaluate and value factual and strategic strengths and weaknesses. She brings a working knowledge of issues involving customer‐initiated actions, member disputes, clearing, employment, promissory notes and other related matters. Her experience extends from basic securities to highly complex products, margin and options strategies, suitability and supervision, termination/discharge, U‐4/U‐5 reformation, loans, operational issues and more. Kathy brings a flexible approach to mediation, using negotiation strategies designed to fit the needs of each individual case. Having lived and appeared before panels and courts in several geographic location across the country, Kathy can often add a local perspective to dispute resolution.

App Sponsor
Securities Claims Management provides affordable damage analysis, expert witness testimony, consultation and litigation support services to individual investors and the attorneys who represent them in customer-broker disputes.

SCM excels in case review and evaluation, detailed damage reports, trade-by-trade analyses, account audits, model portfolio comparison, market adjusted damage calculations, creative exhibit design, discovery and document management.

Robert N. Jones is a securities litigation consultant, damages analyst, expert witness, Chartered Financial Consultant®, Certified Fraud Examiner® and FINRA Arbitrator.

Presentation Sponsor
FindLaw finds clients with a legal need and connects them with law firms through integrated marketing solutions.

Brewery Sponsor
With 34 years of experience as an investment fraud and personal injury attorney, Mr. O'Connor is licensed to practice law in New York and Florida and works with corresponding counsel on the referral, correspondent and/or co-counsel basis with separate counsel in law firms throughout the United States. He specializes in investment law, securities fraud and personal injury.

Note Pad Sponsor
Expert testimony and Consulting for cases involving investment loss resulting from misconduct or negligence of Broker, Financial Advisor, or Firm.

App Sponsor
Michael Pysno has a unique understanding of how broker/dealers analyze risk and settle disputes.  Michael has practiced law and been involved in dispute resolution for over 34 years.  He began practicing as a mediator, and attorney after leaving RBC Wealth Management, where he was the managing litigation attorney for nearly ten years. Michael has deep knowledge and broad experience in financial services—Broker/dealer, securities regulation, insurance, banking and trust—as well as employment.  Michael brings strong interpersonal and case evaluation skills to every case, along with a great sense of fairness, equity and understanding of what drives disputes and the parties engaged in them.