Connolly, Janna of Destin, FL

Under the automatic disciplinary provisions of the Institute’s bylaws, Mr. Connolly’s AICPA membership was suspended for three years, effective October 27, 2015, in connection with the disciplinary action taken by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Specifically, through an “Offer of Settlement”, and without admitting or denying the charges, the SEC denied Ms. Connolly the privilege of appearing or practicing before the Commission as an accountant with the right to apply for reinstatement after three years from the effective date of the SEC’s Order for willfully violating Securities Act Sections 17(a)(2) and (3),  Exchange Act Section 13(b)(5), and Exchange Act Rules 13b2-1 and 13b2-2; caused a public company’s violations of Exchange Act Sections 13(a), 13(b)(2)(A) and (B), and Exchange Act Rules 12b-20, 13a-1, 13a-11 and 13a-13; and for willfully violating the federal securities laws or rules and regulations thereunder pursuant to Section 4C of the Exchange Act and Rule 102(e)(1)(iii) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice.