Josh McClellan, AAMS®

RIA Compliance Consultant

Josh McClellan is a registered investment adviser (RIA) compliance consultant at 1st Global, where he oversees the compliance of the Investment Management Solutions (IMS) program. He also assists with ensuring 1st Global Advisors, Inc. is compliant with the guidelines and rules set forth by the regulatory entities of the industry.  In addition he helps advisor firms who have their own independent RIA navigate the regulatory landscape to ensure they remain compliant with SEC standards. He began his career at 1st Global in 2012 and held previous roles as a client services representative, relationship manager for Diamond Eagle firms, compliance consultant for the broker-dealer 1st Global Capital Corp. and associate RIA compliance consultant for the Method 10® Seasonal Planning program.

Josh received his Bachelor of Arts degree in historical studies from the University of Texas at Dallas, graduating summa cum laude, and was drawn to the financial services industry because of his intrigue in studying the ever-changing market environment and how monetary policy shapes the global economy. Prior to 1st Global, he worked in the industry as a variable product consultant at New York Life Insurance & Annuity Corp. and as a bond and equity trader at New York Life Securities. He has passed his FINRA Series 7, 24, 63 and 66 exams. He also holds the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®) designation.

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