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Hilda Challender Fired by TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Services

Hilda Challender (CRD #: 4952259) has been fired by TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Services. This disclosure appears on her BrokerCheck record, accessed on June 5, 2024. Keep reading if you have questions regarding her alleged conduct. 

Employment Separation After Allegations 

On April 22, 2024, TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Services fired Hilda Challender following allegations that she provided written instructions to an internal business partner requesting that trades be executed in a client’s account. Upon further examination, the firm concluded that she had not discussed the details of the trades with the client. The trade request was denied and the firm alleged that there was a lack of evidence to support the request from the representative. 

High Standards of Commercial Honor 

FINRA Rule 2010 holds brokers to high standards of commercial honor and just and equitable principles of trade. Requesting trades without explaining them to the customer may violate this rule. 

Background Information 

Hilda Challender has passed the following exams:

  • Series 66 Uniform Combined State Law Examination
  • SIE – Securities Industry Essentials Examination 
  • Series 31 Futures Managed Funds Examination 
  • Series 7 General Securities Representative Examination 

During her 17 years of experience, she has registered with four firms: 

  • TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Services (CRD #: 20472) 
  • World Group Securities (CRD #: 114473) 
  • Presidential Brokerage (CRD #: 28784) 
  • Morgan Stanley DW (CRD #: 7556) 

Kurta Law Can Help 

If you have worked with Hilda Challender and have concerns about your investments, do not hesitate to contact us at 877-600-0098 or email for a free consultation. 

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