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Timothy MillisPublicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on May 13, 2019 indicate that former Michigan-based NYLife Securities broker/adviser Timothy Millis, who has received a customer complaint, recently resigned from a former employer in connection to alleged rule violations and is currently not affiliated with any broker-dealer firm. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Millis (CRD# 706959).

Timothy Millis has spent 39 years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with NYLife Securities in Okemos, Michigan (2002-2019). Previous registrations include Valic Financial Advisors in Houston, Texas (1999-2002); the Variable Annuity Marketing Company in Houston, Texas (1980-2001); and American Capital Financial Services (1980-1984). He has passed six securities industry examinations: Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Law Examination), which he obtained on April 8, 2016; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on October 28, 1998; SIE (Securities Industry Essentials Examination), which he obtained on October 1, 2018; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on May 15, 2001; Series 1 (Registered Representative Examination), which he obtained on March 31, 1980; and Series 26 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Principal Examination), which he obtained on August 23, 1996. He is currently not registered with any state or firm.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one customer complaint and recently resigned from his former employer in connection to alleged rule violations.

Jesse KovacsPublicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on May 14, 2019 indicate that New Jersey-based ON Equity Sales Company broker Jesse Kovacs has received resolved or pending customer complaints. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Kovacs (CRD# 5047161).

Jesse Kovacs has spent ten years in the securities industry and has been registered with The ON Equity Sales Company in Forked River, New Jersey since 2016. Previous registrations include Hornor Townsend & Kent in Edison, New Jersey (2013-2016); Hornor Townsend & Kent in Beachwood, New Jersey (2010-2011); Securian Financial Services in Totowa, New Jersey (2007-2009); and NYLife Securities in Edison, New Jersey (2006-2007). He has passed three securities industry examinations: Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on January 29, 2009; SIE (Securities Industry Essentials Examination), which he obtained on October 1, 2018; and Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination), which he obtained on December 14, 2006. He is a registered broker with three US states: New Jersey, New York, and North Carolina.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one customer complaint, one pending customer complaint, and one denied customer complaint.

John Horseman Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on May 14, 2019 indicate that Missouri-based LPL Financial broker John Horseman has received resolved or pending customer complaints. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Horseman (CRD# 851636).

John Horseman has spent 34 years in the securities industry and has been registered with LPL Financial in St. Louis and Fulton, Missouri since 2017. Previous registrations include National Planning Corporation in St. Louis, Missouri (2007-2017); Associated Securities Corporation in St. Louis, Missouri (2002-2007); Prudential Securities in New York, New York (2000-2002); Painewebber in Weehawken, New Jersey (1994-2000); John Hancock Distributors and John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company in Boston, Massachusetts (1992-1994); MetLife Securities in Springfield, Massachusetts (1992); Metropolitan Life Insurance Company in New York, New York (1992); Ventana Financial Corporation (1986); Boettcher & Company (1985); Contisecurities (1983-1984); Prudential-Bache Securities (1982-1984); EF Hutton & Company (1982); Kidder Peabody & Company (1980-1982); EF Hutton & Company (1979-1980); and Merrill Lynch (1978-1979). He has passed nine securities industry examinations: Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination), which he obtained on August 10, 2015; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on August 29, 1992; SIE (Securities Industry Essentials Examination), which he obtained on October 1, 2018; Series 3 (National Commodity Futures Examination), which he obtained on May 29, 2001; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on July 29, 1994; Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination), which he obtained on April 29, 1992; Series 5 (Interest Rate Options Examination), which he obtained on December 12, 1981; Series 10 (General Securities Sales Supervisor – General Module Examination), which he obtained on January 22, 2001; and Series 9 (General Securities Sales Supervisor – Options Module Examination), which he obtained on January 22, 2001. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with 31 US states and territories.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received two customer complaints and one pending customer complaint.

Eric RosenbergPublic records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on December 26, 2016 indicate that New York-based Oppenheimer & Company broker/adviser Eric Rosenberg has received resolved or pending customer complaints. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Rosenberg (CRD# 1027041).

Eric Rosenberg has spent 37 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Oppenheimer & Company in New York, New York since 2013. Previous registrations include RBC Capital Markets in Parsippany, New Jersey (2009-2013) and JB Hanauer & Company in Parsippany, New Jersey (1982-1009). He has passed four securities industry examinations: Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination), which he obtained on June 20, 2002; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on May 28, 1982; SIE (Securities Industry Essentials Examination), which he obtained on October 1, 2018; and Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on January 16, 1982. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with seven US states and territories: California, Connecticut, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. His self-regulatory organization (SRO) registrations include Cboe Exchange, FINRA, NYSE Arca, Nasdaq ISE, the Nasdaq Stock Market and the New York Stock Exchange.

According to his BrokerCheck report, Eric Rosenberg has received three customer complaints and was terminated from one former employer.

Stephen TrowbridgePublic records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on May 14, 2019 indicate that Florida-based Newbridge Securities Corporation broker Stephen Trowbridge has received a customer complaint and was recently terminated from a former employer in connection to alleged rule violations. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Trowbridge (CRD# 2153891).

Stephen Trowbridge has spent 25 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Newbridge Securities in Boca Raton, Florida since May 2019. Previous registrations include Kestra Investment Services in Hoover, Alabama (2015-2019); Securities America in Hoover, Alabama (2014-2015); Sterne Agee in Hoover, Alabama (2009-2014); Merrill Lynch in Birmingham, Alabama (2008-2009); Colonial Brokerage in Clanton, Alabama (2003-2008); Raymond James Financial Services in St. Petersburg, Florida (2003); Frank Chappelle & Company in Birmingham, Alabama (2003); Compass Brokerage in Birmingham, Alabama (1998-2003); SunAmerica Securities in Phoenix, Arizona (1997-1998); John Hancock Distributors in Boston, Massachusetts (1995-1997); John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company in Boston, Massachusetts (1995-1997); MetLife Securities in Springfield, Massachusetts (1993-1995); and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company in New York, New York (1993-1995). He has passed four securities industry examinations: Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on November 17, 1993; SIE (Securities Industry Essentials Examination), which he obtained on October 1, 2018; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on August 10, 2000; and Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination), which he obtained on May 18, 1993. He is currently not registered with any US state or territory.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received two customer complaints and one regulatory sanction, and he was discharged from his former employer in connection to alleged rule violations.

Michael MurphyPublic records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on May 14, 2019 indicate that New York-based Columbus Advisory Group broker Michael Murphy has been named in a pending FINRA complaint. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Murphy (CRD# 2596905).

Michael Murphy has spent 23 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Columbus Advisory Group in New York, New York since 2003. Previous registrations include Murjen Financial in Jericho, New York (1999-2003); JWGenesis Financial Services in St. Louis, Missouri (1998-2000); Continental Broker-Dealer Corporation in Carle Place, New York (1997-1998); Investors Associates in Hackensack, New Jersey (1996-1997); First United Equities Corporation in New York, New York (1996-1997); Investors Associates in Hackensack, New Jersey (1995-1996); JW Charles Securities in Boca Raton, Florida (1995); and Oppenheimer & Company in New York, New York (1995). He has passed four securities industry examinations: Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on June 28, 1995; SIE (Securities Industry Essentials Examination), which he obtained on October 1, 2018; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on June 14, 1995; and Series 24 (General Securities Principal Examination), which he obtained on August 7, 1998. He is a registered broker with 19 US states and territories.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received three customer complaints, two pending customer complaints, and one pending FINRA complaint.

William Byrd

Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 18, 2017 indicate that Florida-based Capital Financial Services broker/adviser William Byrd has received a new pending customer dispute. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Byrd (CRD# 1334634).

William Byrd has spent 33 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Capital Financial Services in Tampa, Florida since September 2016. Previous registrations include Invest Financial Corporation in Tampa, Florida (2016); TransAmerica Financial Advisors in Tampa, Florida (2001-2016); Pruco Securities Corporation in Newark, New Jersey (1992-2001); Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith in New York, New York (1990-1992); American Express Financial Advisors in Minneapolis, Minnesota (1988-1990); IDS Life Insurance Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota (1988-1990); Cigna Securities (1987-1988); and Security First Financial (1985-1988). He has passed six securities examinations: Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination), which he obtained on June 15, 1998; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on February 11, 1988; SIE (Securities Industry Essentials Examination), which he obtained on October 1, 2018; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on October 15, 1988; Series 22 (Direct Participation Programs Representative Examination), which he obtained on August 25, 1986; and Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination), which he obtained on February 4, 1985. He is a registered broker and investment adviser in Florida.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received three customer complaints and one pending customer complaint.

James Parrelly

Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on April 16, 2019 indicate that Michigan-based Investment Planners broker/adviser James Parrelly has received resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Parrelly (CRD# 728368).

James Parrelly has spent 37 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Investment Planners in Dearborn, Michigan (2004-2015); Girard Securities in San Diego, California (2002-2004); Spelman & Company in Phoenix, Arizona (2001-2002); American Investment Services in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (1996-2001); North American Financial Group in Warren, Michigan (1994-1996); Hamilton Investments (1990-1994); Painewebber in Weehawken, New Jersey (1987-1990); and Kidder Peabody & Company (1981-1987). He has passed six securities industry examination: Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination), which he obtained on April 16, 2004; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on May 27, 1981; SIE (Securities Industry Essentials Examination), which he obtained on October 1, 2018; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on April 11, 1981; Series 24 (General Securities Principal Examination), which he obtained on September 2, 2003; and Series 8 (General Securities Sales Supervisor Examination [Options Module & General Module]), which he obtained on July 14, 1988. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with nine US states and territories: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, and Texas.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received seven customer complaints and one pending customer complaint.

Jonathan FreezePublic records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on April 16, 2019 indicate that former Pennsylvania-based Fortune Financial Services broker/adviser Jonathan Freeze, who is currently not affiliated with any broker-dealer firm, has received numerous pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Freeze (CRD# 2642023).

Jonathan Freeze has spent 21 years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with Fortune Financial Services in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania (2015-2017). Previous registrations include Summit Brokerage Services in Fredericksburg, Virginia; LPL Financial in Fredericksburg, Virginia; Lincoln Financial Advisors in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania; and the Lincoln National Life Insurance Company in Glastonbury, Connecticut. He has passed four securities industry examinations: Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination), which he obtained on April 12, 2007; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on December 22, 1995; SIE (Securities Industry Essentials Examination), which he obtained on April 17, 2017; and Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination), which he obtained on October 6, 1995. He is currently not registered with any state or firm.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received eight pending customer complaints.

Jason WatsonPublic records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on April 16, 2019 indicate that Pennsylvania-based Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments broker/adviser Jason Watson has received resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Watson (CRD# 4414439).

Jason Watson has spent 15 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania since 2014. He was previously registered with New England Securities in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania (2002-2013). He has passed four securities industry examinations: Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination), which he obtained on January 28, 2002; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on June 28, 2002; SIE (Securities Industry Essentials Examination), which he obtained on October 1, 2018; and Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination), which he obtained on May 24, 2002. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with four US states: Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received three customer complaints and one pending customer complaint.