Joel Hansen

Compliance Specialist


Joel Hansen joined Northern Lights Distributors, LLC in April 2018. In his current role as Compliance Specialist, Mr. Hansen has a multitude of compliance-related responsibilities, including reviewing client advertising materials to ensure they adhere to regulatory guidelines and helping clients establish selling agreements with broker-dealers and banks.

After joining the financial services industry in 1989, Mr. Hansen spent 17 years at TD Ameritrade, managing and maintaining several positions in customer service and credit risk. He then spent the next ten years working for Smith Hayes Financial Services as an internal auditor and compliance analyst.

Mr. Hansen graduated from the University of Nebraska with a Bachelor of Science in finance. Additionally, Mr. Hansen currently holds the Series 7, 24, 66, and 99 securities registrations. While away from the office, Mr. Hansen enjoys cycling, fishing, traveling, and spending time with his family and dog, Hank.

Meet the Team


Executive Team

Bill Strait
President
Mike Nielsen
Chief Compliance Officer

Compliance Team

Gary Danahy
Compliance Program Director
Janelle Hardy
VP, Compliance
Chris Wendt
Compliance Specialist
Jeremy Buhr
Compliance Specialist
Joel Hansen
Compliance Specialist
Megan Happel
Compliance Specialist

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