Renee L. Kaufert, IACCP ® , Operations Manager and Securities Trader, has over 35 years of experience within the financial services industry. Prior to joining NSAM in July 1996, she served as Senior Registered Sales Assistant/Operations Manager with Dain Bosworth, Inc., where she had been employed since 1989. Renee held various securities-related positions with Piper Jaffray & Hopwood and Associated Bank since 1979. She passed the NASD securities examinations Series 7 and Series 63 in 1990 and earned her Investment Advisor Certified Compliance Professional® (IACCP®) designation in 2007. Renee supervises operations, compliance, and securities trading.