MARI J. BUECHNER is the president and chief executive officer of Coordinated Capital Securities, Inc., an independent broker dealer and investment advisor specializing in supporting its registered reps and the clients they serve. Mari is a skilled financial services businessperson with over 20 years of executive, industry and regulatory experience. Starting at CCS as a part-time college student in 1987 through today as CEO, Mari has experience in all aspects of owning and operating a small broker dealer. In 2002, she became President of CCS and led the firms recruiting and marketing efforts, helping to create the current culture and branding of the firm today. Ms. Buechner is also an active participant in industry forums and governance. In 2008, Ms. Buechner was elected to a small firm seat on FINRAs Board of Governors. She is also a member of FINRA Small Firm Advisory Board, FINRA Independent Dealer\/Insurance Affiliated Committee and volunteers her time to work on various ad hoc committees and educational programs. Ms. Buechner currently services as the Chairman of the Financial Services Institute (FSI), a trade organization advocate for independent financial advice. Ms. Buechner graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and Marketing.
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