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Brian M Megenity


Chief Compliance Officer (CCO)



Mr. Megenity serves Ascendiant Capital Markets LLC and Ascendiant Securities LLC as Chief Compliance Officer (CCO).

Mr. Megenity has over twenty years of experience in compliance and broker-dealer operations.  During his career, he has held a number of different positions in the securities industry including Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Director of Sales Practices & Advertising and Director of Surveillance.   Most recently, Mr. Megenity held the position of Chief Compliance Officer for a large insurance affiliated broker-dealer with more than 6,000 registered representatives.  He began his career as a compliance examiner with the NASD (now FINRA).

Mr. Megenity is a graduate of the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University.  He maintains FINRA Series 7, 24, 27, 62, 63, 66, 79, and 99 securities registrations.

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