Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on March 13, 2019 indicate that Ohio-based Key Investment Services broker/adviser Kenneth Schmidle has received a pending customer dispute. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Schmidle (CRD# 2367487).
Kenneth Schmidle has spent 25 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Key Investment Services in South Euclid, Ohio since 2014. Previous registrations include LPL Financial in South Euclid, Ohio (2010-2014); AmTrust Investment Services in South Euclid, Ohio (1996-2010); American Express Financial Advisors in Minneapolis, Minnesota (1993-1996); and IDS Life Insurance Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota (1993-1996). He has passed four securities industry examinations: Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Law Examination), which he obtained on December 30, 2014; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on May 19, 1994; SIE (Securities Industry Essentials Examination), which he obtained on October 1, 2018; and Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on July 2, 1993. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with 14 US states and territories: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Montana, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, and Washington.
According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one pending customer complaint and one denied customer complaint, and he was discharged from a former employer in connection to alleged rule violations.