Securities America Promotes Six Officers
Securities America has promoted seven employees to officer positions.
Gregory J. Smith, senior vice president, sales supervision
Smith joined Securities America in 2012 as director of sales supervision and was promoted to vice president, supervision in 2015. He has a degree in agribusiness from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and holds series 3, 4, 7, 24, 63 and 65 securities licenses.
Craig Zimmerman, senior vice president, operations
Zimmerman joined Securities America in 2011 as director of operations. Zimmerman has a degree in finance/banking from Buena Vista University and is a graduate of the Securities Industry Institute at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He has series 3, 4, 7, 24, 55 and 63 securities licenses.
Leon Johnson, senior vice president, information systems operations and tech support, chief information security officer
Johnson joined Securities America in 1995. He is responsible for information systems operations, security, quality assurance and technology support. He holds his series 99 securities license.
Randy Reed, senior vice president, enterprise development and architecture
Reed leads the application development and business intelligence data quality teams. He is a graduate of the American Institute of Management and the Community College of the Air Force.
Christina Heller, first vice president and senior counsel
Over her 12 years with Securities America, Heller has held positions in compliance, supervision and legal. She earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Iowa College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature from Creighton University.
Tu Nguyen, first vice president, application development
Nguyen joined Securities America in 2012. Nguyen has a bachelor’s degree in management information systems from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.