Linda Shirkey

Managing Director Bates Group

Linda Shirkey is a Managing Director of the Bates Compliance team based in Houston, TX. As President and founder of The Advisor’s Resource, Inc., she has provided compliance expertise to Registered Investment Advisers for over 20 years. A former institutional stock broker covering money managers and major corporations, Ms. Shirkey was with Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., for ten years. Prior to her position with Charles Schwab, Ms. Shirkey worked in banking and legal services in product development, marketing and corporate finance.

magna cum laude graduate of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, Ms. Shirkey is a former Board member of the National Society of Compliance Professionals (“NSCP”) and currently serves on their Strategic Planning Committee. She also holds a leadership role with the Houston Compliance Roundtable and is a member of the DFW Compliance Roundtable. She is often invited to speak as an expert in applying current compliance requirements effectively and efficiently, and she has led workshops and seminars for the NSCP Regional and National Meetings, IA Watch, and the Investment Adviser Association.