Since 2000, Jervis B. Hough has worked in the capital markets and financial services industry in various compliance and management capacities. His regulatory background provides valuable perspective when assisting firms in the development and implementation of managerial plans and developing business.

Prior to re-joining the nation’s oldest continuously operating African-American Investment Banking Firm Blaylock Van, LLC as Chief Operations Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Mr. Hough has served as Chief Executive Officer of the following entities: FundAmerica Securities; J&C Global Securities; and, Capital & Credit International, Inc. He has served as Chief Compliance Officer of several FINRA member firms. Having began his career with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Mr. Hough has gone on to amass experience in various sectors of the industry including corporate investment and public finance.

Mr. Hough holds a B.S. Degree in Economics and an M.S. Degree in Agricultural and Applied Economics from Clemson University. He has earned the Certified Securities Compliance Professional Certification from the National Society of Compliance Professionals. Mr. Hough holds the Series 7, 24, 53, 63, 79, and 99 licenses from FINRA (Financial Industrial Regulatory Authority). Mr. Hough is a Founding Board Member of the Georgia Crowdfunding Association and Past Board Member of the U.S.A. Jamaica Chamber of Commerce.

Currently, Mr. Hough serves on the Board of Directors of Progressive Care Inc. (OTCMKTS: RXMD), and the Rap Snacks Foundation.