Pat Destein began her career in the securities industry in 1978, working as a Senior Examiner with the San Francisco office of the NASD (now FINRA.) In 1982, Pat started a consulting firm, Brokerage Resources specializing in broker dealer and investment advisor registration and compliance. Registration projects included various bank owned, newly formed broker dealers and E*TRADE Securities. Pat has provided expert witness testimony in numerous securities arbitration and legal cases. She has been a guest speaker for firms including Charles Schwab &Co., BancAmerica Securities and for the Financial Planning Association.
In 2008, Pat joined Financial Telesis Inc. as a Senior Compliance Specialist. In 2014, Pat completed the registration of Global Retirement Partners, where she works as the Director of Compliance, assisting Advisors with advertising and marketing review, special registration projects and individual compliance matters.