Deborah Kessinger

Chief Compliance Officer for U.S. Boston Capital, Pear Tree Funds, and Pear Tree Advisors, Inc.
President, U.S. Boston Capital Corp.

Deborah is the President and Chief Compliance Officer of U.S. Boston Capital Corporation. She also serves as the Chief Compliance Officer of the Pear Tree Funds and the Pear Tree Advisors, Inc.  Deborah joined the company in 2004.

Previously, Deborah was Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel for Wainwright Investment Counsel, LLC, an investment advisor, and its affiliated broker-dealer, WFS, LLC. She was also corporate attorney for Forefield, Inc., a provider of sales, education and presentation materials to the financial industry.

As an attorney, Deborah brings more than two decades of experience in securities law and compliance with such firms as John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company, John Hancock Distributors, The Pioneer Group, and H.C. Wainwright & Co. She began her compliance career with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).  

Deborah earned her JD from New England School of Law and her BS from Bryant University in Rhode Island.  She holds the Series 6, 7, 24, 26, 27, 53, 65, 82 and 99 securities licenses.