Catherine Farley – Chief Operating & Compliance Officer
Catherine Farley has an impressive background in business process improvement, cost reduction, change management, and mergers and acquisitions. She most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for Telemus Capital Partners, LLC, a privately held investment firm. At Telemus, Catherine led mergers and acquisitions, accounting, finance, human resources, information technology, performance reporting and billing, and various strategic initiatives. She also managed various aspects of operations, compliance, and clearing firm relationships during her tenure.
Prior to joining Telemus, Catherine was the Chief Financial Officer of H&R Block Financial Advisors and held various other roles when it was OLDE Discount Corporation. She was also an Allied Member of the New York Stock Exchange.
Catherine joined OBS in 2013. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business. She is also a graduate of the Wharton Securities Industry Institute Leadership Program. Catherine currently holds a FINRA Series 65 license and has previously held FINRA Series 7, Series 24, Series 27, Series 53, and Series 55 licenses. Catherine is also a Certified Public Accountant.