M Financial Group has hired Stephan Youhn to be chief compliance officer at its M Holdings Securities Inc. broker-dealer unit.[@@]

Youhn previously was managing senior attorney at the Chicago Board Options Exchange, Chicago, according to M Financial, Portland, Ore., a financial services product marketing consortium.

Before Youhn began working for the CBOE, he worked for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as senior counsel in the Office of Market/Exchange Supervision.

Youhn has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of South Florida, a master’s degree from the University of Florida and a law degree from Stetson University.