Lockwood Management Team
Chief Operating Officer
Joel Hempel is Chief Operating Officer for Lockwood Advisors, Inc. and a Director for Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company. In his role as Chief Operating Officer, Joel is directly responsible for the implementation and execution of investments decisions, operations, risk, regulatory, technology, relationship management and due diligence functions for Lockwood Advisors, Inc., (Lockwood) an SEC-registered investment adviser. Joel also serves as the central point of contact for senior management of Pershing Advisor Solutions and is responsible for the daily management of product, sales, service and operations for managed account solutions. He is a member of the Managed Investments Executive Committee and is Chair for the Lockwood Investment Committee.
During the past 17+ years, Joel has held various positions within the firm ranging from the manager of affiliate conversions, client development associate, training manager, institutional sales relationship manager and manager of enterprise sales for Pershing Managed Investments. Before joining Lockwood and Pershing in 1996, Joel was a retail broker in New York City, New York. He has more than 20 years of financial services experience.
Joel earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Temple University. He has also completed the Securities Industry Institute® program, sponsored by Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.