Expertise

Experience to Deliver Custom Advice


Our dedicated team is consistently and persistently focused on growing your business. Energetic, inquisitive, proactive, and experienced, we look forward to serving you and your clients. Our front line supports each advisor by executing trades, building bond ladders, and locating financial solutions for advisors’ individual clients.

A Full Range of Front Line Talent


RH_web.jpg#asset:738Rory Hartley, Managing Director of Protective Securities

Rory formed Protective Securities in December 2004 to support institutional and retail sales and to develop an investment banking division. Rory has more than 36 years of experience in the fixed income sector managing sales, trades, underwriting, and investment banking for large regional firms.


SC_web.jpg#asset:739Steve Cornella, Vice President of Municipal Trading

Steve has been trading and underwriting municipal bonds for institutional clients at Protective Securities since 2005. He offers 30+ years of experience in the municipal trading sector, including more than 10 years with Smith Barney. 


JG_web.jpg#asset:737John Gorham,Vice President of Corporate Trading

John has been trading corporates, treasuries, government agencies, and collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs) for institutional clients at Protective Securities since 2005. His career spans over a 30-year period in the trading industry, including a portion of his career with Merrill Lynch.


TF_web.jpg#asset:744Tim Foshee, Retail Fixed Income Specialist

Tim joined Protective in 2014 as a fixed income specialist, supporting advisors with fixed income trading. Focused on the municipal market, he provides analysis, pricing transparency, and trade support. Tim has 30+ years of industry experience, including 10 years as a Raymond James advisor.


JJ_web.jpg#asset:743Jermy Jett, Retail Fixed Income Specialist

Jermy joined Protective in 1999 and has served as a fixed income specialist since 2005, supporting financial advisors with fixed income trading. Focused on the taxable market, he provides analysis, pricing transparency, and trade support.


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