David M. Minnick

Commissioner of Securities, Missouri Secretary of State

David M. Minnick has served as Missouri Securities Commissioner since January 2017. In February 2017, the Missouri Securities Division formed the Vulnerable Citizens Services Unit. Prior to his service to the State of Missouri and Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, he served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Stifel Financial Corp. since October 2004. Prior thereto, Mr. Minnick served as Managing Director and General Counsel of Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc., as Senior Regional Enforcement Attorney for NASD Regulation, Inc., as Vice President and Counsel of A.G. Edwards, engaged in private law practice, and was an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney on the felony trial staff in St. Louis, Missouri and served as Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Lincoln County, Missouri early in his career. Mr. Minnick received his B.S. and J.D. from the University of Missouri. He completed the SIA Securities Industry Institute at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and was a civilian guest of the U.S. Army War College National Security Seminar in Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. Mr. Minnick is and has been a member of the Federalist Society and SIFMA Compliance & Legal Society for many years. He has served as an arbitrator with FINRA Dispute Resolution, the ASE, MSRB, NFA and NYSE. He has been a speaker at many seminars and panels, including events sponsored by SIFMA, several state and local bar associations and the Federalist Society. He has authored two published articles including Volume 53, No. 4, July-August 1997 Journal of the Missouri Bar and the American Bar Association’s publication, The Business Lawyer.