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William Hester Facing a Regulator Investigation

William Hester (CRD #: 1992112), a broker registered with Calton & Associates, is the subject of a regulator investigation in the State of Texas. This disclosure appears on his BrokerCheck record, accessed on July 2, 2024. Keep reading if you have questions regarding his alleged conduct. 


On April 11, 2024, the Texas State Securities Board initiated an investigation into William Hester following a complaint filed by an investor. The description of the investigation does not provide further detail. 

Background Information 

William Hester has passed the following exams: 

  • Series 65 Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination 
  • Series 63 Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination 
  • SIE – Securities Industry Essentials Examination 
  • Series 7 General Securities Representative Examination 
  • Series 6 Investment Company Products / Variable Contracts Representative Examination 
  • Series 24 General Securities Representative Examination 

He is a registered investment adviser and broker in Texas. He is a registered broker in Colorado and North Dakota. 

During his 34 years of experience, William Hester has registered with eight firms: 

  • Calton & Associates (CRD #: 20999) 
  • Dominion Portfolio Management (CRD #: 106918) 
  • Dominion Investor Services (CRD #: 21548) 
  • Summit Brokerage Services (CRD #: 34643) 
  • Summit Financial Group (CRD #: 109485)
  • VSR Advisory Services (CRD #: 14503) 
  • SumAmerica Securities (CRD #: 20068) 
  • First American National Securities (CRD #: 10111) 

Kurta Law Can Help 

If you have worked with William Hester 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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