June 11, 2015 | Press Releases
Securities America 2015 National Conference Includes Special Guest President George W. BushLA VISTA, Neb. – June 11, 2015 – Securities America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE MKT: LTS), hosted special guest George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States, at the independent broker-dealer’s 2015 Connect conference in Austin June 6.
Bush shared his experiences and lessons learned during his two consecutive terms as Commander in Chief. Before his presidency, he served for six years as Governor of the State of Texas. Since leaving office, President Bush has returned to Texas, where he has focused his attention on the development of the George W. Bush Presidential Center at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, which opened in May 2013.
“We were honored to have such a distinguished guest as President Bush share his experiences with our conference attendees,” said Jim Nagengast, president and CEO of Securities America.
The annual Connect conference offers more than 90 education sessions, many of which confer continuing education credit. Advisors also have access to Securities America home office experts for marketing, practice management, wealth management, advisory growth and technology questions, through one-on-one coaching consultations.
The 2015 event recorded record attendance of more than 1,200 total attendees.
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