Renee L. Kaufert, IACCP ® , Chief Compliance Officer 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.