Matthew S. Hardin
B.S., Business Administration, University of Dayton; J.D., Pepperdine University; LL.M. Federal Securities Regulation, Georgetown University School of Law
Matthew Hardin, is a securities attorney and regulatory compliance consultant, CCO, mediator, and arbitrator, and is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, Missouri and Illinois. Matt consults firms throughout the United States on regulatory legal/compliance/risk management issues, performs due diligence and compliance reviews and internal investigations of SEC registrants such as Broker-Dealers, Investment Advisors and Mutual Funds.
He gained his experience through 28 years in the financial services industry, including 6 years with the Broker/Dealer and Investment Advisor affiliates of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.; 3 years with the Mutual Fund complex of Federated Investors, Inc.; 4 years at Banc One Corporation and 4 years at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Matt also founded Hardin Compliance LLC, one of the nation’s premier compliance consulting firms, having grown it to nearly 30 people before selling it to Foreside in 2021.