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Financial Architects’ Daniel Barnard: Atlas Growth Partners Complaint
Overland Park, Kansas financial advisor Daniel Barnard (CRD# 2403593) has been involved in investor complaints alleging misrepresentations and unsuitable investment recommendations. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority records show that he is a broker with Cabin Securities, doing business as Financial Architects.
Mr. Barnard’s BrokerCheck report discloses several investor complaints. The most recent, filed in May 2022, alleges misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, and unsuitable investment recommendations involving Atlas Growth Partners LP, an oil and gas energy fund. The pending complaint alleges unspecified damages estimated to exceed $5,000. A comment on the disclosure states that Mr. Barnard “is not a respondent in the matter.”
A second investor complaint, filed in July 2020, alleged that investments in oil and gas products, real estate products, and other securities were illiquid, unsuitable, and misrepresented, and that Berthel Fisher & Company failed to conduct adequate due diligence on the products. In January 2022 the complaint reached a settlement of $28,000. In a comment on the disclosure, Mr. Barnard wrote that he was “not a named party in this customer complaint.”
According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Daniel Barnard holds 26 years of securities industry experience. Based in Overland Park, Kansas, he has been a broker with Cabin Securities since 2021, doing business as Financial Architects. His past registrations include Growth Capital Services, Berthel Fisher & Company Financial Services, Capital Analysts, Sun Investment Services, and Pruco Securities. His credentials include the passage of seven securities industry qualifying examinations: the Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination, or Series 6; the General Securities Representative Examination, or Series 7; the Futures Managed Funds Examination, or Series 31; the Securities Industry Essentials Examination, or SIE; the Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination, or Series 63; the Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination, or Series 65; and the Uniform Combined State Law Examination, or Series 66. He is licensed as a broker in Arizona and California. (Information current as of August 23, 2022.)
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