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Cody Keller Permitted to Resign from Northwestern Mutual

Cody Keller (CRD #: 6669454) has been permitted to resign from Northwestern Mutual Investment Services. This disclosure appears on his BrokerCheck record, accessed on October 9, 2023. Details regarding his resignation are provided below. 

On August 7, 2023, Cody Keller was permitted to resign from Northwestern Mutual Investment Services following allegations that he paid a customer from his personal bank account. The firm alleged this appeared to be an attempt to avoid a customer complaint, for which he was previously reprimanded. He also allegedly engaged in an undisclosed and unapproved outside business activity

Finally, the firm alleged Cody Keller did not provide factual responses when asked about his actions. 

Outside Businesses 

FINRA Rule 3270 requires brokers to disclose to their firm any business activities they engage in outside it, including any compensation they expect to receive. Cody Keller did not disclose any outside businesses on his detailed BrokerCheck report

FINRA Rule 2010

FINRA Rule 2010 holds brokers to high standards of commercial honor and just and equitable principles of trade. Impersonating clients violates this rule. Attempting to avoid a customer complaint violates this rule. 

Background Information 

Cody Keller has passed the following exams: 

  • Series 65 Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination 
  • Series 63 Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination 
  • Series 7TO General Securities Representative Examination 
  • SIE Securities Industry Essentials Examination 
  • Series 6 Investment Company Products / Variable Contracts Representative Examination 

He is a registered broker in 14 states and is a registered investment adviser in Pennsylvania and Texas. 

Cody Keller has registered with the following firms: MML Investors Services (CRD #: 10409) and Northwestern Mutual Investment Services (CRD #: 2881). 

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