Dan has been an integral part of our broker dealer financial operations since inception. Through our explosive sales growth, Dan has adapted to our changing needs and requirements.  His professionalism, attention to detail and knowledge has given us confidence in outsourcing our FINOP.
Brian S. Block, Chief Financial Officer, AR Capital
Dan has a work style that fits very well with our firm. We really appreciate the small firm approach and responsiveness we get from FINOP Consulting. Dan’s broad knowledge of the financial industry, securities regulations and accounting has proven extremely helpful as we have grown our business. We consider Dan  an integral part of our team.
Kevin J. Dunn, Managing Partner, Dunn Rush & Co. LLC
Dan is a key partner for our broker dealer. Because he is on completely on top of our filing and financial compliance requirements, I do not worry about these aspects of the business. I highly recommend Finop Consulting to any BD that needs support in this area.
James P. Dowd, Founder, North Capital, Inc.

Daniel S. Beaton has more than a dozen years experience as a professional in the securities industry.He has worked for a wide assortment of broker dealers ranging from firms specializing in everything from municipal security underwriting, institutional equity trading, mergers and acquisitions, private placements and third party marketing.   He possesses ample experience as a CFO, mastering the regulatory demands bestowed upon broker dealers by the Securities and Exchange Commission.   This has provided him vast knowledge of the regulatory requirements and security laws and rules broker dealers abide by.

He is the owner and operator of FINOP Consulting, a financial and operations principal outsourcing firm.  Prior to this, he was a partner and CFO of Alpha Equity Research, an institutional equity research broker dealer. 

Mr. Beaton graduated Magna Cumlaude from the University of New Hampshire, Whittemore School of Business with a degree in Accounting and Finance.  He was a member of the Beta Gama Sigma Society.

He holds his Series 27, 28, 7, 63, 24, 99.

He lives in the New Hampshire Seacoast with his wife, two children and Golden Retriever.  He is an avid skier and sports enthusiast.