Chris Blanke

Operations Surveillance Analyst

Chris Blanke is an Operations Surveillance Analyst with 1st Global.  Chris reviews trades and reports to detect trading irregularities, suspicious activities and unusual trading patterns that require further investigation. He joined the company in 2018 and is driven by the desire to help others succeed.

Prior to joining 1st Global, Chris was a supervisory principal at BBVA, data analyst at Centene, lead business advisor and centralized supervisor at USAA, tax examiner at the IRS and a retirement specialist at AIG / VALIC. He enjoys that his current role allows him provide support to advisors, so they can provide the best products and services to their clients.

Chris received his Bachelor of Divinity from Massillon Baptist College. He passed his FINRA Series 6, 7, 24, 51, 53, 63 and 65 exams. He also passed exams for life, accident, health and HMO. Chris holds the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®) designation. He aspires to servant leadership and is working to cultivate a better version of himself by volunteering with Dallas Police Department, Dallas Citizens Police Academy, Citizens Offering Police Support, his neighborhood association and other local community organizations.