Michael D. Burns is Chief Compliance Officer for Advisor Group, with oversight responsibility for the firm’s four broker dealers. Mike joined the firm in 2018 and is responsible for strengthen overall risk management and guiding compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Prior to joining Advisor Group, he served as a Chief Compliance Officer and Risk Management Officer for Ameritas Investment Corp. This came after serving in various executive-level compliance positions within bank, mutual fund, CPA and independent insurance channels, as well as consulting in regulatory matters. Mike is active in industry associations and has served on the FINRA District 4 Consultative Committee in addition to FINRA hearing panels. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from The Ohio State University and subsequently received a certificate in Audit from The School for Bank Administration in Madison, Wis. He also completed the SIFMA Securities Industry Institute at the Wharton School. Michael is a Certified Public Accountant (Inactive) and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.