William (Bill) Webb


CCO

World Equity Group, Inc.


Mr. Webb has over 35 years of broker-dealer industry experience. The following lists his relevant experience in the securities industry. Since 2019, he is currently a Chief Compliance Officer for World Equity Group, LLC, a full service BD with and SEC Registered Investment Adviser, and an outsourced Chief compliance Officer for Benefit Funding Services, LLC, a wholesale BD created to pass through overrides on variable insurance business. Prior to these, from 2014-2019, Mr. Webb worked at Bankers Life Securities, Inc. and Bankers Life Advisory Services, Inc as President and CFO for both entities. Mr. Webb designed, built, implemented, and managed a full-service brokerage firm from scratch in two-year span to over $1,500,000,000 of customer assets, 28,000 customer accounts, and 560 registered representatives. He also constructed advisory platform from scratch in two-year span to $375,000,000 AUM, 2,800 customer accounts, and 220 investment advisory representatives. In addition, he built enterprise compliant business continuity plans, tested and implemented those plans and presented results to Board of Directors Risk Committee. He held full P&L accountability and achieved sales and growth targets. Served as key speaker at enterprise meetings, conventions, and territory meetings. Served as member of board of directors for both entities. From 2012-2014, Mr. Webb was a Securities Industry Consultant for Regulatory Compliance, LLC where he Serviced M&A firms, private-equity firms, and full-service financial services firms. Mr. Webb acted as an outsourced FINOP and CCO to 15 different firms, simultaneously, during the period where he oversaw operations and compliance consultant, facilitating compliance with regulatory bodies. From 2001-20124, Mr. Webb was Chief Financial Officer for Allstate Financial Services, LLC and Allstate Financial Advisory Services, LLC where he managed and facilitated processes of external audits and state and U.S. government regulatory audits. He managed operations, treasury, accounting, compensation, expense plans, budgets, risk, and capital. He facilitated and oversaw profitability, financial and management reporting, and annual audits. From 1985 to 2001 Mr. Webb held various positions including Branch Chief for the Los Angeles Office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange commission, Chief Compliance Officer for Nike Securities (now First Trust), Compliance Office for Fuji Securities, Inc., and a Compliance Examiner for FINRA (then known as the NASD, Inc.) Mr. Webb received a Bachelor of Business from Western Illinois University 1982, and A Masters of Business Administration from Northern Illinois University in 1984. Finally, Mr. Webb holds the Series 7, 24, 27 and 63 licenses.


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