Triad Advisors said Thursday that it has named Bernie Breton, former chief compliance officer for Cetera Advisors, as its new CCO.
Breton, who joined the company effective May 1, reports to Triad President and CEO Jeff Rosenthal.
“As we move into the new fiduciary era, it is more important than ever to provide our advisors with the leadership and expert guidance they need to achieve full compliance with laws and regulations while continuing to grow their businesses and serve clients to the best of their abilities,” said Rosenthal, in a statement. “Bernie understands the strategic importance of the compliance function at Triad Advisors, and brings an unmatched level of expertise, judgment and experience to our leadership team. We look forward to all we will accomplish with Bernie on our team.”
At Cetera Advisors, Breton was responsible for overseeing the broker-dealer compliance program. Prior to his time at Cetera, he CCO for Carillon Investments for six years.
He has also held executive positions with the NASD, AXA/The Equitable-Equico Securities and MetLife.