Lance Burkett, District Director, FINRA Denver Office, began his securities industry career in 1993 as a Securities Fraud Investigator for the State of Arizona Securities Division, working exclusively on fraud cases involving broker-dealers. Later, at a FINRA member firm, he was responsible for supervising Producing Branch Managers and Field Representatives as the Field Compliance Director.
Throughout his tenure with FINRA, Mr. Burkett has held positions ranging from Compliance Examiner, responsible for examining FINRA member firms for general compliance, to District Director, responsible for the management and oversight of the regulatory programs within the Denver District office. In addition to his regulatory responsibilities, Mr. Burkett earned his Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional™ designation through the FINRA Institute at Wharton and has developed content and presented at several FINRA Institute class offerings.
Kosha Dalal, Esq.
Kosha Dalal is Associate Vice President and Associate General Counsel with FINRA’s Office of General Counsel. In this role, she provides legal guidance on various policy initiatives and rule changes / interpretations including, supervision, non-cash compensation, branch office, customer account statements, payments to unregistered persons and corporate actions. She has been with FINRA’s Office of General Counsel since 2000.
Prior to coming to FINRA, she was an associate with the law firm of Venable in Baltimore, MD, Kalkines Zall in New York, NY and Skaden Arps in New York, NY. Ms. Dalal attended Columbia University in New York, NY where she received a bachelor’s degree in political science and economics. She received her law degree from Brooklyn Law School.