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Bradford Phelan

Bradford L. Phelan, President & CEO

Mr. Phelan has served as President & CEO of NBC Securities since its inception in 1995, when the firm was formed as a securities brokerage subsidiary of National Bank of Commerce in Birmingham, AL.  Through a series of mergers, the bank was subsequently acquired by Royal Bank of Canada, US (RBC) in 2008. In July 2010, Mr. Phelan led an employee acquisition of NBC Securities from RBC, at which time the firm became an independent, full-service broker dealer. Prior to joining NBCS, Mr. Phelan served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sterne, Agee and Leach, Inc. in Birmingham, AL; Chief Financial Officer of Fidelity Brokerage Services, Inc., a Fidelity Investments company, in Boston, MA; Vice President/Finance with J.C. Bradford & Co. in Nashville, TN; and started his professional career as a CPA with Deloitte & Touche in Nashville, TN. Mr. Phelan is a past member of the New York Stock Exchange and earned a B.S Degree in Business from the State University of New York – Oswego.

Frank Falkenburg

Frank B. Falkenburg, Managing Director

Mr. Falkenburg has served as Managing Director of NBC Securities since its inception in 1995. Prior to NBCS, he served as an Advisor with Andresson & Co., Senior Vice President/Manager at A.G. Edwards & Sons, and Senior Vice President and Director at Sterne, Agee & Leach, Inc. in Birmingham, AL.  Mr. Falkenburg also served as President of the Alabama Securities Dealers Association. He received a BA degree in Finance from University of Miami.


Doug Elder

Doug J. Elder, Senior Vice President & Director of Sales

Mr. Elder has served as Senior Vice President and Sales Manager of NBC Securities since May 2005. Previously, Doug served as Director of Platform Investment Sales for AmSouth Investment Services and Lincoln National Life. In addition, he has served as Area Manager for Banc One Investment Services and Nationwide Insurance. Mr. Elder received a BS degree from Auburn University and a MBA from the University of New Orleans.

Scott Wilkins

J. Scott Wilkins, Senior Vice President & Director of Compliance

Mr. Wilkins has served as Senior Vice President and Director of Compliance of NBC Securities since June 2004, and as Municipal Principal since November 2004. Previously, he served as a Divisional Director of Compliance for GE Financial and as Senior Compliance Officer for AmSouth Investment Services. Mr. Wilkins received his BS in Business from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Frank J. McPartland

Frank J. McPartland, President, Advisor Services Group

Mr. McPartland joined NBC Securities in May of 2015, following a transition from JHS Capital Advisors where he held the position of Chief Operating Officer since 2010. Previously, Mr. McPartland served as Executive Vice President of Operations with GunnAllen Financial in Tampa, as a Senior Vice President with RBC Correspondent Services, as President & CEO of Legent Clearing, LLC, and as President of Securities Settlement Corporation.

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Kimberly Moore, Senior Vice President

Ms. Moore joined NBC Securities in 2010, but previously worked with the firm from its inception via her position as a Senior Vice President with Alabama National BanCorporation and its predecessor bank, National Bank of Commerce. She also served as the Director of Retirement Benefits for Protective Life Corporation headquartered in Birmingham. Ms. Moore received her BS degree in Management from Samford University.

Pamela Conway

Pamela K. Conway, Vice President & Director of Operations

Ms. Conway has been a part of NBC Securities since its inception in 1995. Pam began her career in the Trust Department of AmSouth Bank. She also worked at Sterne Agee and Leach as Director of the Reorg Department, as a Cash Management Associate, and worked in the firm’s IRA Department. Ms. Conway attended the University of Alabama in Birmingham with a concentration in accounting.