Bryan Hill is the founder of RIA Compliance Consultants, Inc. As President of RIA Compliance Consultants, Bryan leads a team of compliance consultants that assists registered investment advisors with meeting their regulatory obligations.
Prior to entering into private practice, Bryan served as president of an independent broker-dealer and worked extensively on investment advisory issues. He specifically led the development of an investment advisor compliance practice group that served numerous independently registered investment advisors. His more tactical experiences include leading a team of compliance professionals that supervised the activities of 1,400 registered representatives and investment advisor representatives across the country. Serving as in-house legal counsel to a financial services company, Bryan prepared defenses to securities arbitrations, interpreted broker-dealer and investment advisor regulations, and handled regulatory investigations. These various roles within the securities industry make Bryan especially adept at understanding the challenges facing registered investment advisors and providing compliance advice that considers different perspectives.
Bryan graduated with distinction from the University of Nebraska College of Law. He has successfully completed the Securities Industry Institute at Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania and passed regulatory exams including the Series 7, Series 24, Series 65, and Series 66. Bryan has earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) professional designation. He has served as a FINRA arbitrator and has been trained as a mediator. Bryan is an approved investment adviser continuing education (“IAR CE”) instructor and teaches courses for IAR CE credit throughout the year. Before attending law school, Bryan was an assistant to a U.S. Congressman. While studying political science as an undergraduate at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Bryan worked as a research assistant for the Nebraska Legislative Research Division.
As explained in greater detail below, RIA Compliance Consultants is not a law firm, and Bryan does not provide legal services through RIA Compliance Consultants.