Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on August 23, 2018 indicate that California-based Western International Securities broker Kenneth McDonald has received resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. McDonald (CRD# 816699).
Kenneth McDonald has spent 30 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Western International Securities in Westlake Village, California since August 2015. Previous registrations include Newport Coast Securities in New York, New York (2013-2015); Crown Capital Securities in Rancho Mirage, California (2003-2009; 2010-2013); Girard Securities in San Diego, California (2003); Pacific West Securities in Renton, Washington (2002-2003); Sentra Securities in Phoenix, Arizona (1998-2002); United Pacific Securities in Carlsbad, California (1994-1998); NIF Securities in Newport Beach, California (1994); Shearson/American Express (1982-1983); Drexel Burnham Lambert (1982); Wedbush Noble Cooke (1980-1982); Paine Webber Jackson & Curtis (1980); Blythe Eastman Dillon & Company (1978-1980); and Bateman Eichler Hill Richards (1976-1978). He has passed five securities industry examinations: Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on December 14, 1993; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on May 9, 1994; Series 22 (Direct Participation Programs Representative Examination), which he obtained on January 14, 1994; Series 3 (National Commodity Futures Examination), which he obtained on November 11, 1982; and Series 24 (General Securities Principal Examination), which he obtained on January 27, 1995. He is a registered broker with one US state: California.
According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received three customer complaints and one pending customer complaint.