ST. LOUIS – Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., has announced that Andrew M. Hartnett, an officer in the firm’s Securities & Financial Services industry group, has received an Outstanding Service Award from the North American Securities Administrators Association.
The award recognized Hartnett’s service to the NASAA and his “dedication to the citizens of Missouri and investors throughout North America,” as well as his efforts on policies designed to help senior investors.
Hartnett previously served as Commissioner of Securities for former Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander from 2013 to 2016, directing the Missouri Securities Division and hearing cases filed by the Enforcement Section of the Division. In addition to his policy work in Missouri, Hartnett helped formulate policy nationwide through his work at NASAA, particularly on cybersecurity, leading the team that created the cybersecurity program now used by most state regulators. He chaired the Broker-Dealer Section and the Enforcement Section for NASAA as well as committees focused on cybersecurity, technology, and federal legislation.
Prior to his time as Commissioner of Securities, Hartnett served as chief of staff to then-Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster and as an Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division, handling all aspects of consumer protection, antitrust and securities investigations and litigation. He began his career in private practice in St. Louis.
Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., founded in 1895, has offices in St. Louis, Chicago and Belleville.
— From the Illinois Business Journal