Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Division of Securities

Staff Directory

You may contact any of our staff as listed below using the following information:

445 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-3185
Phone: 605.773.4823
Fax: 605.773.5953
email

Michael J. Youngberg, Director

Mike handles administrative and policy-making decisions, investigations, complaints, promotes financial literacy, and drafts legislation and rules.

Melita Hauge, Program Assistant

Melita is responsible for processing all securities, franchise and business opportunity registration applications and renewals. She answers preliminary questions concerning securities, franchise and business opportunities and assists the Director in all facets of the general operation of the office.

Erin McIntyre Menkhaus, Enforcement Attorney

Erin conducts investigations to determine compliance with securities, franchise and business opportunity law. She takes regulatory action to enforce the law whether based on information received by the division or through investor complaints.

Connie Streff, Compliance Examiner

Connie conducts in-house broker/dealer and investment adviser examinations to assure compliance with the law. In addition, she reviews the state investment adviser applications and the amended brochures for compliance and registration.

Jay Addison, Enforcement Attorney

Jay conducts investigations to determine compliance with securities, franchise and business opportunity law. He takes regulatory action to enforce the law whether based on information received by the division or through investor complaints.

Trycia Barnes, Secretary

Trycia is responsible for general organizing and providing clerical support to the Division. Responsibilities include: stamping in mail and payments, labeling and filing securities, franchise and business opportunity registrations, scanning files and other duties as assigned.


Division of Securities
445 E. Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-3185
Tel. 605.773.4823
Fax. 605.773.5953