March 11, 2015 | Press Releases
Securities America Continues Recruiting Team Growth Announcing Elizabeth Morris as New Regional DirectorLA VISTA, Neb. – March 11, 2015 – Securities America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE MKT: LTS), announced Elizabeth Morris has been hired in the position of regional director, branch office development.
Morris will be working with individuals, branches and large offices in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arkansas and Louisiana, searching for a broker-dealer that provides the support and growth opportunities they need. With more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, Morris brings a unique perspective to the team.
“I’ve seen the industry from all sides, including as an advisor and in the wholesale environment. Now, I am eager to get started on this new challenge of recruiting,” Morris said. “To me it is about maintaining relationships and letting advisors find a broker-dealer that enables them to provide the highest level of service to clients and build the business they want.”
Prior to joining Securities America, Morris was a divisional vice president with AIG Financial Distributors. A graduate of Oklahoma City University, she holds the Series 7 license.
“We have an accomplished recruiting team in place and Elizabeth’s experience and network adds strength and depth to the group,” said Gregg Johnson, executive vice president of branch office development and acquisitions at Securities America. “Her diverse industry experience will be an asset as we continue managing a robust pipeline of advisors, branches and producer groups seeking a broker-dealer that best supports their practice.”
Morris will be based out of the Dallas, Texas, area, where she resides with her husband and two sons.
About Securities America
Securities America is one of the nation’s largest independent broker-dealers with more than 1,800 independent advisors and $50 billion in client assets.
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