Former Thrivent Investment Management Broker, Arlyn Stokesbary, Barred By FINRA For Allegedly Exercising Discretion In Customer Accounts Without Authorization
Arlyn Stokesbary (CRD # 1717430) is a former Financial Advisor at Thrivent Investment Management, Inc. in Slayton, MN. Arlyn Stokesbary has been in the securities industry since 1987 and previously worked at Lutheran Brotherhood Securities, Corp.
According to publicly available records released by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), in August 2019, FINRA suspended Arlyn Stokesbary from acting as a broker for exercising “discretion in customers’ accounts without written authorization from the customers and without acceptance of the accounts as discretionary by his member firm.”
For a copy of the FINRA sanction, click https://www.finra.org/sites/default/files/fda_documents/2018059898701%20Arlyn%20Roy%20Stokesbary%20CRD%201717430%20%20AWC%20va.pdf.
Thrivent Investment Management “discharged” Arlyn Stokesbary in August 2018 for “failing to discontinue improper trading practices in commission-based Brokerage Accounts after being educated.”
For a copy of Arlyn Stokesbary’s CRD, click https://brokercheck.finra.org/individual/summary/1717430.
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