Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Cindy Besek co-founded Maplewood Investment Advisors, Inc. in 2000 where she serves as Senior Vice President. Responsibilities include the strategic and operational leadership of the firm, directing processes which allow the firm’s staff to deliver extraordinary client service, and overall management of the firm with a focus on long-term business strategy. Additionally, Cindy is a co-manager of the firm’s Clearing Solutions Division and serves as a Financial Advisor, along with Dan Dooley, delivering investment advice to their clients.
Cindy began her career (1987) as an Operational Assistant at Rotan Mosley, Inc. and then a Commodity Trading Assistant at Kidder Peabody. During her tenure at May Financial Corporation (1990 through 2000), she became a Principal of the firm, and managed the Trading Operations for the firm and it’s Correspondent Clearing Division.
Cindy is a 1986 graduate of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas with a BBA in Finance. Maplewood Investment Advisors, Inc. has long maintained active participation in the regulatory community. Cindy served on the FINRA Business District 6 Conduct Committee from 2003 to 2006. She is the former Chair of that committee as well as serving on the FINRA Advisory Council and the Regional Nominating Committee.
Texas Tech University
Kidder Peabody 1986-1990
May Financial 1990-1999
Licenses & Certifications*
Series 7, 55, 63, 65, 24
*To become registered and licensed to offer securities, state and federal law requires Maplewood financial professionals to pass qualifying exams administered by FINRA to demonstrate their competencies for the securities activities they perform.