Paul S. Ehrenstein, President
Paul Ehrenstein is a C.P.A. and the principal of Paul Ehrenstein Associates, Inc., a firm specializing in maintaining the books and records for many securities brokers/dealers as well as specializing in the area of compliance with securities regulations. In conjunction with the firm’s consulting activities, Mr. Ehrenstein serves as the Financial and Operations Principal, Registered Options Principal, Municipal Principal, Chief Compliance Officer and/or General Securities Principal of a number of securities firms.

Prior to starting his own firm, Mr. Ehrenstein served as a Managing Director of Integrated Management Solutions from 1996-2000. In 1996, Mr. Ehrenstein served as the CFO, COO, and Chief Compliance Officer of Oscar Gruss & Co., Inc., a NYSE member firm. From 1995 to 1996 he was the CFO of Value Line Publishing, Inc., and a member of that firm’s Investment Committee. From 1990-1995 he was CFO with Mabon Nugent & Co., and from 1985-1990 CFO with NASD member firm Metropolitan Securities, Inc. He has also held positions with Merrill Lynch and E.F. Hutton, in addition to operating his own investment advisory firm.

He is a member of the AICPA and the New York State Society of CPAs. He is also a member of the New York State Society’s Stock Brokerage Accounting Committee. In addition Mr. Ehrenstein serves on the District 10 Committee of FINRA.

Mr. Ehrenstein was also on the staff of both the New York Institute of Finance and Securities Training Corporation, teaching on a number of securities-related topics. He holds a B.A. in Economics and Accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Mr. Ehrenstein holds Series 4, 7, 24, 27, 53, 55 and 63 registrations with the NASD.