Features Finance

Lisa A. Gok – Cetera Financial Group 

Est. reading time: 5 mins

It’s business as usual at Cetera Financial Group, which is how everybody prefers, but that takes some doing at what’s one of the nation’s largest families of independent registered investment advisers and broker-dealers. Growth pains are the flip side of being in growth mode, and Lisa A. Gok recalls previous booms that caused some passing […]

Lynde Selden – Plaza Home Mortgage

Est. reading time: 4 mins

“Did you see this?” That was the question posed to Plaza Home Mortgage General Counsel Lynde Selden by the CEO’s assistant in early March. Both were puzzled by the printout of an “Equitable Remittance Coupon”—supposedly valued at $250,000. The person who’d sent the CEO this “voucher” was using it to pay a $150,000 home loan. […]

Lisa A. Gok – Cetera Financial Group

Est. reading time: 5 mins

  She calls it SEC speech—and there are no Rosetta Stone classes to learn it. Lisa A. Gok picked it up during her 11 years as an assistant regional director for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Los Angeles and it has served her well in subsequent jobs. Maybe especially so at Cetera Financial […]

Lindsey LeClair – Valeyo

Est. reading time: 4 mins

February was the last time things felt normal for Lindsey LeClair. She had just started as general counsel for Valeyo, a business solutions provider for financial institutions, and was meeting coworkers while planning to establish the organization’s first in-house compliance, legal and risk department. Lindsey is based in British Columbia, and her plan was to […]

Lori Buchanan Goldman – Bryn Mawr Trust

Est. reading time: 5 mins

With a couple of pending acquisitions and internal build-outs on her to-do list, the workload was heavy in 2017, causing Lori Buchanan Goldman to think creatively in her capacity as legal boss at Bryn Mawr Trust. Head of what was then just a three-member legal team for the regional bank in Greater Philadelphia, Goldman didn’t […]

Logan Marcus – Appreciation Financial

Est. reading time: 5 mins

By the start of 2015, after a full month of 12-hour day grinds and no days off, of sweat-inducing calls and enough motions and summary judgments to anchor an aircraft carrier, all Logan Marcus wanted was to sit on the beach and read a book—any book. That, and a few pages of Indeed.com search results. […]

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