Torian Johnson is a dynamic and results-driven executive showcasing more than 15 years of financial services and compliance leadership experience. Proven track record of fixing what’s broken, building templates, and replicating solutions to help mitigate future challenges. Flexible and versatile – improves efficiencies to accommodate growth and increase profitability. Passionate, dependable, and resilient – thrives under pressure to come up with new ideas and approaches both in business and in life.
Most recently, Torian served as Chief Compliance Officer at Newport Group, a leading independent retirement services provider based in Lake Mary, FL. There, he was responsible for overseeing implementation and execution of the firm’s day-to-day compliance activities, testing and execution of remediation reports, and registration and licensing process. He’s credited with creating policies and procedures, orchestrating the business’s code of ethics and employee trading procedures, and collaborating with business lines on the development and rollout of new services such as an enabled financial advisory service, offered to retirement plan participants. Before that, he worked as the Compliance Coordinator at Global Financial Private Capital after beginning his financial services career at Raymond James, starting out as a Securities Operation Representative – and rising through the ranks to Supervision Specialist.
Torian earned his Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business at Lafayette College in Easton, PA, where he was also a member of the football team. He then went on to achieve several professional licenses including the General Securities Representative – Series 7; General Securities Principal – Series 24; and the Investment Advisor Representative – Series 66.