Amber Bird

Practice Lead, Compliance

Amber Bird is the practice lead in the Compliance Department at 1st Global, where she manages the distribution of work and assignments within the department, provides training for her team members, and answers to questions for advisors, monitors outside business activities, and provides various other reviews and services to help ensure all staff members and affiliated advisors adhere to the compliance regulations of the industry. She began her career at 1st Global in 2005 and previously served as a premium services representative, a capital markets trader, a specialist in the Advisor Compensation Department, a Fund/SERV trader, a specialist in the Resolution Support Department, and a books and records specialist.

Amber received her Associate of Science degree from North Central Texas and entered the financial services industry for her full-time career after a part-time job in college as an assistant at American Express Advisors provided her with initial experience and sparked her interest. She enjoys that her current role allows her to challenge herself and others as she leads them in creating innovative processes and training items that will be beneficial for the advisors and clients they serve. She has passed her FINRA Series 7, 24, 53 and 66 exams.