Pat Huddleston is a former Enforcement Branch Chief at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the author of The Vigilant Investor. Pat has served as a court-appointed Receiver in three SEC fraud cases and succeeded in recovering assets that funded substantial distributions to defrauded investors. He has served as a court-appointed Receiver in two nationwide telemarketing cases for the Federal Trade Commission. He has also been appointed Chapter 11 Examiner by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia, tasked with investigating self-dealing by officers and directors of a public company. He represents investors and serves as an expert witness in securities litigation and arbitration.
Pat’s desire to protect investors from the scams that crowd the investing landscape led him to found Investor’s Watchdog LLC, (“IW”) in 2006. Investor’s Watchdog hosts a popular blog, investorswatchblog.com, which tracks breaking investment scams and teaches investors and financial advisers effective due diligence tactics. Investor’s Watchdog has conducted investigations for clients all over the world and helped save millions in assets that otherwise would have been lost to cleverly disguised frauds.
In addition to The Vigilant Investor; Pat has written for Risk Management, The Prosecutor, Benefits, Registered Rep, Physician’s Money Digest, Church Executive, Medical Life (Australia), and RIA Biz. He appears frequently as a subject matter expert on television and radio. He has appeared on ABC News, CBS Moneywatch, Fox Business News, Consuelo Mack Wealthtrack, Chicago’s Monsters and Money in the Morning, and local news programs in Seattle, Cincinnati, and Los Angeles. He has been quoted by the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Forbes, the Financial Times, Investment News and USA Today, among other publications. The Vigilant Investor has been published in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the United Kingdom, in addition to the United States. In an endorsement on the back cover, Princeton Professor Burton Malkiel (author of the bestselling A Random Walk Down Wall Street), calls Pat “the investors’ perfect teacher.”
Mr. Terry is a member of the Page Perry’s Regulatory Practice Group, advising and representing individuals, broker-dealers, and investment advisors in regulatory and enforcement matters. He also provides advice and representation to clients in connection with other corporate matters.
Mr. Terry has many years of varied experience in securities regulation, compliance and enforcement, as well as other areas of the law. From 1997 until 2001, and again from 2007 until 2011, Mr. Terry served as the Director of the Securities Division of the State of Georgia. He also as Chief Compliance Officer for a major regional broker-dealer, and, In addition to his regulatory service and compliance roles, Mr. Terry has represented firms and individuals in connection with a wide variety of securities and other matters in private law practice.
As Georgia’s Securities Division Director, Mr. Terry oversaw a major legislative revision of the Georgia Securities Act of 1973 and, later, the adoption of the Georgia Uniform Securities Act of 2008. In addition, he and his staff conducted numerous investigations of violations of Georgia’s securities laws, both independently and in cooperation with other states, resulting in the return of millions of dollars to investors as well as the imposition of administrative, civil and criminal sanctions against offenders. Mr. Terry served in many leadership roles within the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), including two terms as a member of the Board of Directors, service on many enforcement task forces and Vice Chair of the CRD Steering Committee. He has received two Outstanding Service Awards from the NASAA membership.
Mr. Terry received his B.S. degree in Economics from the Georgia Institute of Technology, an M.B.A. from the University of Georgia and a J.D. degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. Mr. Terry is admitted to practice before all courts in the State of Georgia, and also the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
Keith Green has worked with thousands of individuals who are preparing for retirement. He responded to critical gaps in the U.S. retirement system by founding the American Retirement Initiative in which he serves as its president. The American Retirement Initiative is a national conversation that facilitates best practice-sharing among trusted advisors. ARI provides thought leadership on employer-sponsored retirement plans and the retirement landscape in general in the US. He brings to this role over 20 years in leadership roles for leading financial services companies offering retirement solutions to individuals and organizations.
In his early career with TIAA-CREF, Keith worked as an Institutional Consultant, collaborating with colleges and universities on their retirement plan designs. Keith then joined Aetna Financial Services as its Regional Manager in its Michigan office and ultimately became vice president for its Southeastern Region.
After ING’s acquisition of Aetna Financial Services in 2000, Keith held progressively responsible roles, including Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Senior Vice President of Domestic Emerging Markets. He was then appointed Senior Vice President and executive-on-loan to Hemisphere, Inc., an organization tasked with bringing the headquarters of the Free Trade Area of the Americas to Atlanta. Much of his time during that period was spent in Latin American and the Caribbean capitols promoting trade and working on economic development issues with diplomats and democratically elected leaders.
In January 2006, Mr. Green was appointed Vice President of Government Relations for ING, responsible for ING’s state government relations in twenty US states. He held this role until 20ll when he founded the American Retirement Initiative.
Keith received both a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan.