Mr. Arnold serves as president of LPL Financial. In this role, he leads the Advisor and Institution Solutions business unit, which includes a wide array of functions responsible for delivering services that support client growth, and also oversees the Company’s corporate strategy. Before assuming this role in March 2015, Mr. Arnold served as chief financial officer for the Company, and earlier, was managing director and head of strategy. He has also served as divisional president of our Institution Services business. He joined our Company in January 2007 following our acquisition of UVEST. Prior to joining us, Mr. Arnold worked at UVEST for 13 years, serving most recently as president and chief operating officer. Mr. Arnold is a graduate of Auburn University with a BS in Engineering and holds an M.B.A in finance from Georgia State University.
David Bergers Managing Director, General Counsel
Mr. Bergers is general counsel of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. and managing director of Legal and Government Relations at LPL Financial. Mr. Bergers has more than 20 years of industry experience as a practicing attorney, corporate counsel and government regulator. He joined us in 2013 from the Securities and Exchange Commission, where he served 13 years, most recently as acting deputy director of the enforcement division in Washington, DC. From 2006 to 2013, he served as director of the SEC’s Boston regional office. Previously, Mr. Bergers was vice president and assistant general counsel at Tucker Anthony, an independent investment banking and brokerage firm that was later acquired by Royal Bank of Canada, and counsel to Freedom Capital Management, an affiliated investment adviser. He also was a litigator for several years with law firms in the Boston and Philadelphia areas. Mr. Bergers earned a B.A. in history from Eastern Nazarene College in Massachusetts and a J.D. from Yale Law School.
Mark S. Casady Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Mr. Casady is chairman of the board of directors and our chief executive officer. He joined us in May 2002 as chief operating officer, became our president in April 2003, and became our chief executive officer of LPL Financial in August 2004. He was named the Company's chairman in December 2005 and its chief executive officer in March 2006. Before joining our Company, Mr. Casady was managing director, mutual fund group for Deutsche Asset Management, Americas — formerly Scudder Investments. He joined Scudder in 1994 and held roles as managing director — Americas; head of global mutual fund group and head of defined contribution services. He was also a member of the Scudder, Stevens and Clark Board of Directors and Management Committee. He is former chairman and a current board member of the Insured Retirement Institute, Eze Software Group, and Citizens Financial Group and serves on FINRA’s board of governors. Mr. Casady received his B.S. from Indiana University and his M.B.A. from DePaul University.
Victor Fetter Managing Director, Chief Information Officer
Managing director and chief information officer since 2012, Mr. Fetter has oversight of the LPL Financial Business Technology Services business unit. He is responsible for executing the company's commitment to investing in the people and processes necessary to deliver the best technologies in the industry for LPL Financial advisors and employees. Prior to joining us in December 2012, Mr. Fetter was vice president and chief information officer for Dell Online, where he led the digital transformation of Dell's approach to providing global, multi-channel solutions for consumers and commercial customers. Earlier, Mr. Fetter worked at Mercer Human Resource Consulting, where he served as director of global applications development, chief information officer, and ultimately global chief information officer during his tenure. He held previous positions at Hewitt Associates LLC and Electronic Data Systems. Mr. Fetter has a B.S. in computer information systems from Spring Hill College in Mobile, AL.
Mark R. Helliker Managing Director, Client Support Services
Mr. Helliker has served as managing director of Client Support Services for LPL Financial since September 2013. Mr. Helliker oversees the Company’s service and client-facing operations organizations on behalf the company’s Independent Advisor Services and Institution Services business units. In this role, he is responsible for driving innovation and ensuring the delivery of extraordinary service and support to financial advisors, banks, and credit unions. Mr. Helliker joined us in July 2008 as managing director of Broker/Dealer Support Services, responsible for enhancing the customer experience by overseeing the day-to-day management of customer-side operations and new-advisor transitions. From June 2012 to September 2013, he served as managing director of Clearing and Compliance Services, responsible for both Broker/Dealer Support Services and the Governance, Risk, & Compliance business unit, for which he oversaw enterprise-wide risk management processes. Prior to joining us, Mr. Helliker worked at Charles Schwab for 10 years, most recently as senior vice president of Charles Schwab Institutional. Mr. Helliker has a B.A. in political science from the University of Portsmouth in England and an M.B.A. in management from San Diego State University.
Sallie R. Larsen Managing Director, Chief Human Capital Officer
Ms. Larsen has served as our managing director, chief human capital officer since 2012. She is responsible for overseeing Compensation & Benefits, Corporate Communication, Corporate Real Estate, Human Resources Operations, Human Resources Client Consulting, and Talent Development. Ms. Larsen joined us in 2012 from the Federal Home Loan Bank/Office of Finance, where she was the chief human resources officer. In earlier roles, Ms. Larsen was a managing vice president of human resources for Capital One Financial Corporation, senior vice president of human resources for Marriott International, and vice president of human resources and communications for TRW Inc. Ms. Larsen earned a M.A. in communications from Purdue University, a B.A. in sociology from California Lutheran University, and a certificate in executive leadership coaching from Georgetown University.
Thomas Lux Acting Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Lux serves as the acting chief financial officer for the Company. He is responsible for formulating financial policy, leading the Company's capital management efforts, and ensuring the effectiveness of the organization's finance, accounting, and treasury functions. Before assuming this role in March 2015, Mr. Lux was executive vice president, finance. Mr. Lux joined LPL in 2009 as an executive vice president and chief accounting officer, a role he held until 2014. He also led our financial planning and analysis team from 2010 to 2014. Prior to arriving at LPL Financial, he served as chief financial officer for National Financial Services, a Fidelity Investments company. Earlier he served as chief financial officer and director of finance for Wachovia Securities, as executive vice president/chief accounting officer and senior vice president for Everen Securities, and in various audit management and staff positions during his 17 years with Deloitte & Touche. Mr. Lux has a B.B.A. with a concentration in accounting from the University of Notre Dame. He completed the Securities Industry Institute development program at Wharton and is Series 27 registered.
Ms. Oroschakoff is managing director, chief risk officer for LPL Financial and chair of the Risk Oversight Committee. Ms. Oroschakoff has more than 20 years of financial services industry experience deeply rooted in legal, compliance and risk management. She joined us in 2013 from Morgan Stanley, where she most recently served as managing director and global chief risk officer of the firm’s Wealth Management Group, as well as chief compliance officer for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. Earlier in her career at Morgan Stanley, Ms. Oroschakoff spent 11 years in a variety of legal and compliance roles, including associate general counsel and head of the firm’s San Francisco litigation department. She also served as the general counsel for a large and successful RIA firm, where she became familiar with the independent model. Ms. Oroschakoff earned a J.D. from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in English literature from the University of Oregon.