January 26, 2016 | Press Releases
Securities America Advisor Kimberly Kropp Selected to Serve on FSI Board of Directors
LA VISTA, Neb. – Jan. 20, 2016 – Securities America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LTS), is pleased to announce Kimberly Kropp, CFP®, owner and partner with Moylan Kropp Retirement Planning in Omaha, Neb., has been selected to serve on the Financial Services Institute’s (FSI) board of directors.
Kropp said she considers it an honor to bring an advisor’s perspective to the 18-member board, which is primarily made up of executives. Ladenburg Thalmann President and CEO Richard Lampen serves as the board’s vice chairman. Kropp’s four-year term started in January 2016.
Considered to be the financial services industry’s voice in Washington, D.C., FSI was founded in 2004 with the mission to ensure everyone has access to competent and affordable financial advice, products and services delivered by a growing network of independent financial advisors and independent financial services firms.
Showing the nation’s leaders and the public the positive impact advisors make in their clients’ lives and in their communities will be at the heart of all her efforts while she serves on the FSI board, Kropp said.
“It’s going to be my ongoing goal to change the viewpoint of this profession and to show people who we are and what we do for our clients,” she said. “My goal is to get more involved on the board and to constantly work to make a positive impression.”
“We are proud to have Kim representing the financial services industry and Securities America as a member of FSI’s board of directors,” said Jim Nagengast, Securities America CEO and President. “Her knowledge, experience and passion are sure to make a positive impact on the organization as well as everyone she interacts with in Washington, D.C.”
About Securities America
Securities America is one of the nation’s largest independent broker-dealers with more than 2,000 independent advisors and $60 billion in client assets.
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Advisory services offered through Securities America Advisors, Inc., an SEC Registered Investment Advisory Firm. Securities offered through Securities America, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC. Moylan Kropp Retirement Planning and Securities America are separate, unaffiliated entities.