Brian Kovack Wins Mid-Sized Firm Seat on FINRA Board of Governors

Thanks Voters for Helping to Send Powerful Messages on Reform and Closer Cooperation between FINRA and Member Firms

Aug 03, 2015, 06:00 ET from Kovack Securities

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian Kovack, Esq., President and Co-Founder of independent broker-dealer Kovack Securities, Inc., thanked mid-sized FINRA member firm voters today for their support of his successful campaign to serve as their representative on the FINRA Board of Governors. Mr. Kovack, whose candidacy focused on the need for FINRA to work more closely with its member firms to drive more effective regulatory solutions for these firms, financial advisors and end clients, shared the following communication directly with mid-sized firm voters in the recent election:

"Thanks to the enthusiastic support of so many FINRA member firms, I am pleased to report that my campaign to speak for your interests as the mid-sized firm representative on the FINRA Board of Governors has been successful.

I am especially grateful to the Financial Services Institute (FSI), the leading advocacy organization for independent financial advisors and broker-dealers, for their consistent support and for their example of effective leadership on behalf of our industry.

In this election, we have sent a powerful message that we must work together to find more effective regulatory solutions for the sake of our clients, our advisors and our businesses.

In the months ahead, I will continue to be in contact with you to ensure that your voices and concerns are heard by the FINRA Board. Please feel free to contact me at any time to share your thoughts on the current regulatory environment and on how we can work with FINRA to find more effective regulatory solutions.

Thank you again for your support. I look forward to serving you on the FINRA Board of Governors."

About Kovack Securities
Kovack Securities is a privately owned, national, full-service independent broker-dealer based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Founded in 1998 by Mr. Kovack and his father & Chairman Dr. Ronald Kovack, they have grown from zero financial advisors to approximately 400 affiliated independent financial advisors across the country. Mr. Kovack oversees the firm's day-to-day operations and serves as a strategic partner and advisor.

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