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Cambridge Promotes Steve Youhn to Senior Vice President, Compliance, and CCO

FAIRFIELD, IA – June 19 — Cambridge is pleased to announce the promotion of Steve Youhn to Senior Vice President of Compliance in addition to his current role as Chief Compliance Officer (CCO). In this role, Youhn will oversee the compliance policies, procedures, and framework for the broker dealer, Cambridge Investment Research, Inc., and the corporate Registered Investment Advisor, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc. (CIRA).

Youhn will directly implement and execute all matters of compliance, regulatory and service policies, procedures, systems, and practices for the firm’s network of independent financial professionals with regard to applicable SEC rules, FINRA rules, federal and state securities regulations, and other laws pertaining to the industry.

With over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, Youhn joined Cambridge in 2022. He has held compliance leadership roles with firms including Concourse Financial Group Securities, Inc., Vanguard, Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp., and Lincoln Financial Securities Corp., where he specialized in risk assessment, compliance efficiencies, and optimizing technology compliance as these firms underwent digital transformation processes. He previously served as managing senior attorney for the Chicago Board Options Exchange, Inc. and as senior counsel and attorney for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Youhn earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Florida, an MBA from the University of Florida, and a Juris Doctorate from Stetson University. Additionally, he holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 53, and 63 licenses.

About Cambridge
Cambridge is a financial solutions firm focused on serving independent financial professionals and their clients while preserving its internal control. Cambridge offers a broad range of choices for independent financial professionals regarding solutions for advice, growth, technology, and independence. Cambridge’s national reach includes: Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc. – a large corporate RIA; and Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. – an independent broker-dealer, member FINRA/SIPC, that is among the largest internally controlled independent broker-dealers in the country.

Contact: Jeff Wulf, Senior Vice President, Cambridge: or 800-777-6080

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