Christy Haedike joined First Bankers’ Banc Securities, Inc. in September 2020 as the Vice President/Chief Compliance Officer. She is based in the St. Louis, Missouri office. Christy has over 27 years of experience in the financial services industry.
Haedike started her career in 1994 as a financial advisor, by opening a new branch office for Edward Jones in Carlyle, Illinois. She moved to St. Louis in 1995 after accepting a management position in the Home Office of Edward Jones. In 1997, she was named the Chief Compliance Officer for FFP Securities and FFP Advisory where she was responsible for establishing, documenting and enforcing all compliance processes and procedures in accordance with SEC, FINRA, MSRB and state regulations. Christy has also acted as Chief Compliance Officer, AML Officer, Privacy Officer, as well as other compliance roles for the following firms: First Allied, EverBank Wealth Management, EverTrade Direct Brokerage and TIAA.
She graduated from the University of Illinois in Champaign/Urbana, Illinois, with a Bachelor of Science degree.
Christy has been an active committee member for two of the FINRA Testing and Standard Committees since 1995. The committees are composed of individuals from the industry, SRO staff and SRO members including staff from the MSRB, CBOE, NYSE and FINRA. The committees advise FINRA’s Testing and Continuing Education Department regarding the content of all qualification examinations.