Cambridge Names Ryan Reineke as Chief Operating Officer
Reineke assumes COO role with his responsibilities as head of technology for the independent broker-dealer
FAIRFIELD, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. (Cambridge) announced Ryan Reineke has been named Chief Operating Officer. Reineke, also serving as the firm’s head of technology, assumes this role from Amy Webber, Cambridge’s President.
“Cambridge’s successful growth as a leading independent broker-dealer continues because we have consciously built a legal structure, business plan, and superior management team with the goal of remaining privately controlled”
“Ryan has held an integral role for the last 13 years in positioning Cambridge as an innovative, progressive broker-dealer,” said Amy Webber, Cambridge’s president. “Over the last three years he has proven to be an extraordinary leader within the operations and service areas within the firm, and this complements his successes as a key architect in our technology strategies and the customizable solutions we offer for enhancing functionality, competitiveness, and profitability for Cambridge advisors as independent business owners.”
Reineke joined Cambridge in 2001. As Cambridge’s chief technology architect he has led the introduction of one of the most innovative advisor workstations – featuring advisor-friendly technology that is customizable for the broadest range of independent business models across the independent broker-dealer industry. Reineke’s executive responsibilities also include executive interface with clearing firms including Pershing and NFS as he leads teams in technology, trading, brokerage operations, supervision, partner support, imaging, and document services. He also holds a collaborative leadership role in the development of WealthPort – Cambridge’s strategic integration of the managed account experience for advisors and their clients. Reineke holds a BA from the University of Florida and FINRA Series 7 and 24 licenses. Prior to joining Cambridge Reineke served with a software training company in Atlanta, Georgia and a technology start up based out of Boulder, Colorado.
“Cambridge’s successful growth as a leading independent broker-dealer continues because we have consciously built a legal structure, business plan, and superior management team with the goal of remaining privately controlled,” said Webber. “Ryan’s expanded role as COO is an example of our focus on developing a team of young executives who are poised to assume increased leadership – ensuring our future success and commitment to serving independent advisors with their business needs.
Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. (Cambridge), member FINRA/SIPC, is an independent, privately controlled broker-dealer with more than 2,500 independent registered representatives and over $61 billion assets under management. Investment Advisor magazine recently announced Cambridge as ‘2013 Broker-Dealer of the Year in Division IV’ – the division representing independent broker-dealers with over 1,000 producing advisors. The honor is based on the results of the annual poll conducted by the magazine in June of this year. Cambridge has earned this honor five of the last seven years, and was previously honored in 2012, 2010, 2008, and 2007 as Broker-Dealer of the Year in Division IV and in 2003 for Division III.
Cambridge was recognized as one of the Best of Iowa Businesses1 and has been named among the Top Workplaces in Iowa 2. Cambridge also provides innovative fee programs and a full menu of commission offerings to advisors across the nation. Recognized in the industry as The Fee Experts®3, Cambridge has been ranked a fee leader among independent broker-dealers for 13 consecutive years4. www.joincambridge.com; @plainsvision
1 IA Biz magazine, “Best of Iowa Businesses,” 2010
2 Des Moines Register, “Top Workplaces in Iowa” 2011, 2012, 2013
3 THE FEE EXPERTS® is a registered trade mark of Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. for its investment advisory service for investment managers.
4 Financial Planning magazine, June “FP50”, Top 50 Independent Broker-Dealer Issue, 2001-2013.
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