Traders Magazine, November 1999
Art Kearney, the outgoing Security Traders Association chairman, has resigned as head of the equity capital markets unit at Minneapolis' John G. Kinnard & Co. Kearney said he has not accepted a position with another brokerage. He will take a temporary consulting job with the National Association of Securities Dealers as it explores opportunities in Hong Kong. Kearney spent 31 years with Kinnard, beginning his career in the mailroom. His departure followed within days the departure of his subordinate Charlie Westling, head of corporate finance. Both men are said to have clashed with Kinnard CEO Bill Farley.
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