Doug Throckmorton, Vice President of Business Development

Doug brings extensive industry experience in Sales, Trading, Clearing and Custody to National Advisors Trust, serving as Vice President, Business Development, Western Region.

Doug began his career with Nuveen Investments as Divisional Sales Representative, Southwest Region, marketing to and expanding client relationships within the financial services community. He has a solid base of experience in the fixed income markets, having established successful bond trading and sales desks for three different Texas-based regional firms.

He most recently was Vice President of Institutional Client Services (ICS) for Penson Financial Services in Dallas. During his tenure as head of ICS, he developed and expanded the firm’s Prime Brokerage Services for hedge funds, created Investment Advisor (RIA) Services and managed Global Penson Services, an execution and custody platform for International Investment Advisors and brokerage firms. Doug also served as a member of the firm’s management committee and sponsored multiple technology initiatives in order to successfully expand the ICS client base and enhance the client experience.

Doug holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from The University of Texas at Austin. He received his certification from the SIFMA Securities Industry Institute at The Wharton School in 2010. Doug currently serves as a Board member and on the Investment Committee for Texas Alpha Endowment Fund, a 501(c)(3) corporation which provides scholarship opportunities and educational programs for undergraduate leaders at The University of Texas. He is a member of the Texas Hedge Fund Association and Dallas Security Traders Association. Doug holds Finra Series 7, 63, 24 and 53 licenses.

Doug resides in Dallas, Texas, with his wife Sheri and their two children.

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