Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on October 12, 2017 indicate that West Virginia-based Financial West Group broker/adviser Gene Valentine was recently sanctioned by FINRA and has been named in a pending customer dispute. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Valentine (CRD# 1079871).
Gene Valentine has spent 34 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Financial West Group in Wellsburg, West Virginia and Reno, Nevada since 1986. Previous registrations include Venture Funding and Christopher Weil & Company. He has passed five securities industry examinations: Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination); Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination); Series 22 (Direct Participation Programs Representative Examination); Series 24 (General Securities Principal Examination); and Series 39 (Direct Participation Programs Principal Examination). He is a registered broker and investment adviser with 25 US states and territories.
According to his BrokerCheck report, Gene Valentine has received one FINRA sanction and one pending customer complaint.