Terry Lister is a senior consultant at Freeman Mathis & Gary. He is a recognized expert on the regulation of independent broker dealers and investment advisors. Mr. Lister is also a respected, seasoned business leader, having served on the senior management teams of Cambridge Investment Research and Waddell & Reed. He was also one of the original organizers of the Financial Services Institute, where he served as its First General Counsel.
Mr. Lister practiced law for 18 years during which time he represented exclusively broker-dealers and investment advisors in compliance, risk analysis and avoidance, regulatory investigation and enforcement and business planning and development matters. During his career, he served two terms on the FINRA District Three Committee, one term on the FINRA Regulatory Advisory Committee and one term on the CFP Board of Standards Board of Directors.
Prior to joining the firm, Terry was Senior Vice President and Chief Regulatory Officer of Waddell & Reed, Inc. in Kansas City and has over 35 years of experience in the financial services industry.